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  • Transaction in Own Shares Business Wire - 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Transaction in Own Shares Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) announces that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each on the London ...

  • Transaction in Own Shares Business Wire - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 18:07 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Transaction in Own Shares Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) announces that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each on the London ...

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  • Aker BP chief aims to make more oil acquisitions -CEO Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jan 16, 2017 12:48 GMT

    Norwegian oil firm Aker BP continues to seek mergers and acquisitions, Chief Executive Karl Johnny Hersvik told an investor conference on Monday. The company, owned 40 percent by Norway's Aker ASA and ...

  • Unilever commits to 100 pct recyclable plastic Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, Jan 15, 2017 09:04 GMT

    Consumer goods maker Unilever said on Saturday all of its plastic packaging would be fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. The maker of Dove soap, Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Knorr soups said ...

  • Unilever commits to 100 pct recyclable plastic Reuters - UK Focus - Sat, Jan 14, 2017 12:10 GMT

    Consumer goods maker Unilever said on Saturday all of its plastic packaging would be fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. The maker of Dove soap, Ben & Jerry's ice cream and Knorr soups said ...

  • 2 stocks you can safely own until 2027 Fool.co.uk - Sat, Jan 14, 2017 08:20 GMT

    Edward Sheldon looks at two stocks that have strong potential as long-term core holdings.

  • Transaction in Own Shares Business Wire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 18:13 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Transaction in Own Shares Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) announces that it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each on the London ...

  • IRELAND TOP 8.3 - FYFFES Business Wire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 12:40 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Ap19 FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES ...

  • Commencement of Share Purchase Programme Business Wire - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 09:43 GMT

    The Company announces that it will today commence a share purchase programme over 2,000,000 of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each in the capital of the Company (the “Share Purchase Programme”). Any purchase of ordinary shares done in relation to this announcement will be carried out on the London Stock Exchange and …

  • 3 FTSE 100 growth shares you can’t afford to miss Fool.co.uk - Fri, Jan 13, 2017 07:10 GMT

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  • BUZZ-Pivotal cuts ratings on nine stocks, points to Trump risk Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 18:54 GMT

    ** Pivotal Internet and Advertising analyst Brian Wieser downgraded his ratings on nine stocks on Thursday, including Walt Disney and CBS, pointing to increased political risk under President-elect Donald ...

  • Cadbury chocolate owner Mondelez International said it is taking selective price increases across its brands, as it grapples with higher commodity costs and a weaker British pound. Mondelez in November attracted consumer criticism when it changed the shape of its Toblerone bars, putting more space between its distinctive …

  • John Lewis warns staff face signifcant bonus cut despite sales rise

    John Lewis and Waitrose workers face a cut in their annual bonus this year despite an upturn in Christmas sales - as the retailers face a turbulent period ahead. Both brands are part of the employee-owned John Lewis Partnership, which last year awarded a bonus pool of £145m to its 91,500 staff - or more than £1,500 each. …

  • IRELAND TOP 8.3 - FYFFES Business Wire - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 14:20 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3               IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED) DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS ...

  • Primark owner Associated British Foods plc (LON: ABF) and high-end Burberry Group plc (LON: BRBY) both look expensive to Harvey Jones.

  • Primark sales dip at established stores in Germany, Netherlands Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 10:00 GMT

    Discount fashion store Primark, owned by Associated British Foods (LSE: ABF.L - news) , saw a rapid programme of new store openings eat into sales at existing shops in the Christmas period in Germany and the Netherlands. AB Foods shares, which have underperformed the FTSE 100 in the last month after rival Next (Frankfurt: …

  • European shares down, weighed by healthcare sector after Trump comments Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 09:58 GMT

    European shares fell on Thursday in early deals, weighed down by healthcare stocks after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump targeted pharmaceuticals' drug pricing in a press conference. Europe's healthcare ...

  • European shares down, health care sector weighs Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 08:24 GMT

    European shares fell on Thursday in early deals, weighed down by a drop among healthcare stocks after U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump targeted pharmaceuticals' drug pricing in a press conference. The ...

  • AB Foods says Primark sales rise over Christmas period Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 12, 2017 07:16 GMT

    Associated British Foods (LSE: ABF.L - news) said total sales at discount fashion store Primark climbed 11 percent in the 16-week Christmas period as it stuck to a forecast to make progress in group annual operating profit. AB Foods said that on a constant currency basis sales at Primark were 11 percent higher in the …

  • Ireland TOP 8.3 - Fyffes Plc Business Wire - Wed, Jan 11, 2017 14:19 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Ap19 FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES ...

  • Form 8.3 - FYFFES PLC Amendment Business Wire - Wed, Jan 11, 2017 14:14 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 AMENDMENT - 2.(a) & 3. (b) IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS ...

  • IRELAND TOP 8.3- FYFFES PLC Business Wire - Wed, Jan 11, 2017 07:00 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)--     FORM 8.3                 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED) DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS ...

  • Form 8.3 - Fyffes Plc Business Wire - Tue, Jan 10, 2017 12:23 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING ...

  • Form 8.3 - FYFFES Business Wire - Tue, Jan 10, 2017 11:56 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods looks to raise prices Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jan 10, 2017 10:31 GMT

    Premier Foods (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) , the maker of well-known British brands such as Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy, is looking to raise its prices, becoming the latest food company to react to higher costs and the weak British pound. Premier (BSE: 500540.BO - news) is in talks with large retailers - which include …

  • Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods looks to raise prices Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jan 10, 2017 09:12 GMT

    Premier Foods, maker of UK classics like Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy, is in talks with retailers over potential mid-single digit percentage price increases, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday, as it seeks ...

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    Edward Sheldon offers a sneak peak into his portfolio and identifies three stocks he has no intention of selling in 2017.

  • 3 reasons to buy Unilever plc in 2017 Fool.co.uk - Mon, Jan 9, 2017 07:10 GMT

    Unilever plc (LON: ULVR) has all the necessary tools to continue vastly outperforming the FTSE 100.

  • Should you buy Crawshaw Group plc over Cranswick plc? Fool.co.uk - Fri, Jan 6, 2017 11:41 GMT

    Could Crawshaw Group plc (LON: CRAW) be the next Cranswick plc (LON: CWK)?

  • PureCircle Limited (LON: PURE) seems to be a stock to avoid.

  • Ex-divs take 0.4 points off FTSE 100 Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 5, 2017 10:15 GMT

    The following FTSE 100 companies went ex-dividend on Thursday, meaning investors no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect ...

  • Investors balk at "squeezed middle" of UK retail firms Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 5, 2017 07:30 GMT

    Traditional British stores, particularly those relying on clothing, risk getting caught in no-man's land as bargain-hunting consumers find cheaper alternatives while the rising popularity of online shopping, now nearly a fifth of UK retail sales, eats into their business. Profit margins, already crimped by heavy discounting …

  • US stocks gain as Fed mulls faster rate hikes AFP - Wed, Jan 4, 2017 23:18 GMT
    US stocks gain as Fed mulls faster rate hikes

    US stocks, which had sagged during the late-December holiday period after a torrid post-election rally, scored their second straight gain in the new year

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