Firms which can raise prices may be a good bet for future growth

The Week Ahead: Investors hope for better outlook from banks

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.

BAT could recoup £1.2bn in overpaid tax from Treasury

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.

Market Report: Man 'flying on one engine' and losing height

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".

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Investment Column: Tobacco is unlikely to run out of puff

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Investment Column: Imperial Tobacco tipped as a safe haven

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Market Update: FTSE takes a further tumble

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.

Dying for a fag? How the search is on for a smokeless alternative to cigarettes

Nicotine is largely harmless but cigarettes are lethal . Now, the search is on for ways to deliver the pleasure without the risks. Jeremy Laurance reports

Tobacco firms kept quiet on polonium role in cigarettes

Philip Morris and others failed to publish internal studies into lethal substance

Market Report: Hope of European unit sale boosts DSG

DSG International was the main feature in the retail sector yesterday after rumours suggested a disposal may be in the offing.

Last Night's TV: It's hard to believe he was a lady killer

Was Dr Crippen Innocent? Revealed, Five; Duncan Bannatyne Takes On Big Tobacco, BBC2

Transnational tax: this time Darling shouldn't back down

Labour is set to perform another U-turn – on the avoidance activities of some big companies. Philip Blond laments a loss of political will

Glyndebourne attacked over tobacco sponsorship

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).

Stagecoach boss saves £5m in CGT share transfer

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.

BAT buys out ST to secure lion's share of Scandinavian market

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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