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This FTSE 100 constituent saw its share price skyrocket nearly 60% in 2021 despite pandemic created slowdowns and supply chain disruptions. The post Why this FTSE 100 stock rose 58% in 2021 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
Analysts say GSK is right to rebuff £50bn offer for consumer healthcare venture. Unilever’s offer represents only a modest premium to its current value, according to some leading analysts
Consumer goods giant Unilever on Monday said it would press on with a bid for the consumer health care unit owned by pharmaceutical groups GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer after an offer of £50 billion ($68 billion) was refused.
Shares in Marmite maker Unilever are sharply lower after it made an audacious swoop for GlaxoSmithKline's consumer healthcare arm. The food giant told investors that the Glaxo unit is a “strong strategic fit” as part of it pursuit of sales categories with higher rates of sustainable growth. The developments came as the City also digested the resignation of former Lloyds boss António Horta-Osório as chairman of Credit Suisse.
Asking prices for British homes rose by the most in annual terms in nearly six years in early 2022, according to a survey that showed how a severe shortage of properties for sale is keeping up the heat in the housing market. Property website Rightmove said on Monday that the average price of property put up for sale rose by 0.3% in January, taking the 12-month increase to 7.6%, the highest annual rate of price growth since May 2016. The number of buyers enquiring about homes was 15% higher than at the same time last year but the number of available homes for sale per estate agency branch sank to a new record low of just 12, Rightmove said.
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Sweden's intelligence service is launching an investigation into several drone flights that took place over nuclear power plants in the country over the weekend, the agency said Monday.
Energy bills are predicted to soar by around 50% for many households in April.
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The Swiss bank reportedly discovered that Horta-Osório had broken UK quarantine laws in the summer to attend the Wimbledon tennis tournament.
New government policy reducing minimum self-isolation from seven days to five days comes into effect on Monday.
BP, Shell and utility Iberdrola were among the winners of seabed rights to develop Scottish offshore wind projects, in an auction which raised nearly 700 million pounds ($958 million) for public spending. Competition for offshore wind sites has intensified as governments and investors have woken up to the urgency of cutting carbon emissions, with oil majors making high bids. Crown Estate Scotland, which manages the Scottish seabed, said on Monday that proceeds from the first such leasing deal in around a decade will go to the devolved Scottish government.
In his book Reality+ David Chalmers says the material world may lose its allure as VR technology advances
The potential tie-up would be one of the biggest takeovers in UK history.
Jobs site CV-Library said its survey found that lawyers, teachers and new graduates were those most disappointed with their salaries.
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A Doncaster-based maker of equipment to produce hydrogen will join the stock market to capitalise on booming demand for the clean-burning gas.
Edinburgh-based firm joins pilot study into shorter working week run by Oxford and Cambridge academics
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The online retailer had intended to introduce the changes from Wednesday, having warned customers that the card company’s fees were too high.