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Sunday 28 August 2011
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Wednesday 27 July 2011
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Sunday 24 July 2011
Reckitt Benckiser, owner of Durex and Nurofen, kicks off a busy week in the City tomorrow, with interim results also due from FTSE 100 giants BP and GlaxoSmithKline.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
GlaxoSmithKline has signed a deal with the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) to help scientists develop early detection methods for drugs that have performance-enhancing potential in sport.
Saturday 02 July 2011
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Tuesday 14 June 2011
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Thursday 28 April 2011
GlaxoSmithKline's sales dropped in the first quarter as revenue from flu products fell away sharply compared with last year's pandemic-linked surge.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
It may be a severely curtailed week on the markets, but there are still plenty of updates for investors to get their teeth into, including the latest figures from BP. Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico disaster, so the oil giant will be hoping tomorrow's first-quarter results bring it some cheer.
Monday 18 April 2011
Payouts by UK companies soared to £15bn in the first three months of the year, rising by 10.3 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2010. It was the fastest quarterly growth rate since the third quarter of 2008.
Friday 15 April 2011
Elliott Advisors, the dissident Actelion shareholder which has proposed six independent directors for the Swiss biotech's board, partially welcomed the company's recent nomination of former GlaxoSmithKline boss Jean-Pierre Garnier and ex-Schering-Plough finance chief Robert Bertolini as board members.
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