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Monday 23 February 2009
The banking sector is set to dominate the headlines again this week, with Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group due to report full-year results on Thursday and Friday respectively.
Friday 28 November 2008
Taxpayers face a multi-billion pound bill after the High Court ruled yesterday that British American Tobacco might have to be given £1.2bn in tax rebates. The world's second-largest cigarette maker is in line for the windfall after a judge supported its claim that dividends received from its EU subsidiaries should be exempt from taxation in Britain.
Thursday 13 November 2008
The London-based hedge fund group Man closed at its lowest level since 2003 last night after Citigroup, concerned about the company's growing dependence on its flagship AHL fund, switched its stance on the stock to "hold".
Friday 31 October 2008
Wednesday 22 October 2008
Thursday 25 September 2008
Tuesday 23 September 2008
The FTSE 100 was down 145.66 points at 5090.6 and the FTSE 250 fell back to 8458.84, down 294.17 points, at 12:04 pm.
Tuesday 16 September 2008
Sunday 24 August 2008
Saturday 09 August 2008
DSG International was the main feature in the retail sector yesterday after rumours suggested a disposal may be in the offing.
Wednesday 02 July 2008
Sunday 25 May 2008
Sunday 18 May 2008
The organisers of the Glyndebourne festival have been accused of "driving a coach and horses" through legislation designed to stop tobacco firms backing cultural events after they accepted sponsorship from the cigarette firm British American Tobacco (BAT).
Thursday 03 April 2008
Brian Souter, chief executive of Stagecoach, has saved himself up to £5m by transferring 22 million shares in his company to a family trust before new capital gains tax rules come into force at the weekend.
Friday 29 February 2008
British American Tobacco yesterday announced its second major acquisition in the space of a week, buying out the cigarettes units of the Danish company Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni (ST) in a deal that values the business at a little over £2bn.
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