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British American Tobacco
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Wednesday 06 May 2009
Hopes of a re-rating in cyclical stocks strengthened Hays, the mid-cap staffing group which last night closed at its highest level since the summer.
Thursday 16 April 2009
British American Tobacco traded higher last night, as defensive stocks, depressed by some sharp selling in the session before, staged a recovery.
Monday 23 March 2009
The FTSE 100 was 1.4 per cent or 54 points ahead at 3896.8 while the FTSE 250 advanced to 6336.8, up 1 per cent or 64.4 points, at around 11.30am. Sentiment was strong as investors awaited the details of the Obama administration’s bank rescue plan.
Wednesday 18 March 2009
ITV's joint house broker reignited the rights issue debate last night, arguing that the broadcaster should tap shareholders for as much as £500m to mitigate balance sheet risks.
Wednesday 18 March 2009
Saturday 14 March 2009
The advertising group WPP was unsettled last night, retreating to the bottom end of the benchmark index following a warning on its prospects as the recession bears down on revenues.
Wednesday 11 March 2009
The FTSE 100 was 15.3 points behind at 3699.9 while the FTSE 250 gained 38 points to 5992.8 at 11:58 am this morning.
Wednesday 04 March 2009
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".
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