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Drinkers, smokers seek respite from gloom by trading up

By Richa Naidu LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - Soaring inflation has made life harder for most of the world - but some people are still smoking expensive cigarettes and doing shots of fancy tequila. From British American Tobacco BATS.L to Tanqueray gin maker Diageo DGE.L , cigarette and alcohol companies cited strong demand for high-end products people
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Drinkers, smokers seek respite from gloom by trading up

By Richa Naidu LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - Soaring inflation has made life harder for most of the world - but some people are still smoking expensive cigarettes and doing shots of fancy tequila. From British American Tobacco BATS.L to Tanqueray gin maker Diageo DGE.L , cigarette and alcohol companies cited strong demand for high-end products people
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 27

July 27 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Wednesday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.34%. * MARSTON'S: British pub group Marston's MARS.L said its sales for 42 weeks was lower compared with pre-pandemic levels, as consumers spent less and recent hot weather kept people indoors. * BAT: Lucky Strike cigarette maker British
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 27

July 27 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Wednesday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.3%. * DE LA RUE: Britain's De La Rue DLAR.L has terminated its supply agreement with paper-making firm Portals Paper Ltd as the banknote printer cuts costs during a worldwide transition to polymer banknotes, the printer said on Tuesday. *
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UK stocks end the week lower as slowdown woes mount

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Burberry slides as China slowdown hits sales * FTSE 100 up 1.7%, FTSE 250 adds 1.9% * Aston Martin bounces off record low levels * BT Group drops as peer Virgin Media in talks to buy TalkTalk By Sruthi Shankar and Bansari Mayur Kamdar July 15 (R
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Age to buy cigarettes in England should rise every year, review says

By Farouq Suleiman LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) - The legal age of sale for cigarettes in England should be raised by one year every year until eventually no one can buy tobacco products, a government-commissioned review said on Thursday. Progressively increasing the minimum age from 18 was one of 15 recommendations in a review ordered by health minist
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UK tobacco control review recommends raising age of sale each year

LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) - A British government commissioned review into tobacco controls on Thursday recommended the legal age of sale for tobacco products in England be raised by one year every year until eventually no one can buy such products. Reporting by William James and Farouq Suleiman,
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 9

June 9 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening lower on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.59%. * BAT: British American Tobacco BATS.L said it was still working towards transferring its Russian business and that it was confident in delivering its financial targets irrespective of how long it takes to offload the unit. * AO WORLD
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 9

June 9 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening lower on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.40%. * BARCLAYS: Barclays BARC.L has hired veteran Lazard LAZ.N banker Jim Rossman as its global head of shareholder advisory, people familiar with the matter said. * RIO TINTO: Mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd RIO.AX said it had asked for propo
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London's FTSE 100 tumbles on global slowdown worries

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Consumer companies lead slide * Royal Mail tumbles to December 2020 lows * Homeserve jumps after Brookfield's buyout offer * FTSE 100 down 1.8%, FTSE 250 off 1.3% (Updates to close) By Sruthi Shankar May 19 (Reuters) - UK's FTSE 100 tumble
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Sliding pound supports FTSE 100 after BoE flags recession risk

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Bank of England raises rate to 1%, flags recession risk * Shell up after oil major posts record quarterly profit * FTSE 100 up 0.1%, FTSE 250 off 0.6% By Bansari Mayur Kamdar and Sruthi Shankar May 5 (Reuters) - Britain's blue-chip index c
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Energy shares lift London's FTSE 100; miners weigh

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * BP boosts buybacks on soaring energy prices * HSBC up after break-up proposal by top shareholder * FTSE 100 up 0.2%, FTSE 250 off 0.9% (Updates to close) By Bansari Mayur Kamdar and Amal S May 3 (Reuters) - UK's FTSE 100 edged higher on Tu
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London's FTSE 100 ends flat as miners weigh; Ibstock tops FTSE 250

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Anglo American at bottom of FTSE 100 on output downgrade * Brick maker Ibstock tops FTSE 250 after upbeat outlook * FTSE 100 ends flat, FTSE 250 adds 0.4% (Updates to close) By Devik Jain and Amal S April 21 (Reuters) - London's FTSE 100 p
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Sanctioned weapons mogul who supplied Russia’s troops has ties to Philip Morris

(For more Reuters Special Reports, click on ) By Chris Kirkham, Richa Naidu, Sergiy Karazy and David Gauthier-Villars April 21 (Reuters) - A longtime Russian business associate of American tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc - a billionaire whose holdings have included a major stake in a weapons plant supplying Russia’s military - has b
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Commodity-linked shares lift FTSE to the third week of gains

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * FTSE 100 records third straight week of gains * Petropavlovsk slumps, says will miss interest payment * FTSE 100 up 0.2%, FTSE 250 adds 0.3% (Updates to close) By Sruthi Shankar March 25 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 ended higher on Frida
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 14

March 14 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Monday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.82%. * RIO TINTO: Rio Tinto RIO.AX proposed to buy 49% of Canada's Turquoise Hill TRQ.TO it does not already own for about $2.7 billion, as the Anglo-Australian miner looks to ramp up the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mining project in Mongolia. *
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British Business - March 10

March 10 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times - Stagecoach Group Plc SGC.L on Wednesday reversed its decision to merge with National Express Group Plc NEX.L and instead agreed to a takeover by DWS Infrastruct
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BAT temporarily suspends manufacturing at Ukrainian factory

March 1 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco PLC BATS.L : * SAYS "WE HAVE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED ALL MANUFACTURING AT OUR FACTORY IN PRYLUKY, UKRAINE" Source text for Eikon: ID: Further company coverage: BATS.L Reporting by Richa Naidu in London
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FTSE 100 down after strong inflation; Indivior jumps

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Russia-Ukraine tensions ease, but still in focus * Indivior recorded its best day in nearly one and half year * FTSE 100 down 0.1%, FTSE 250 off 0.1% (Updates to close) By Ambar Warrick Feb 16 (Reuters) - London's FTSE 100 inched lower on
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UK shares slip, but notch up best week so far in 2022

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * BAT up on sales jump, 2 bln share buyback * UK economy shrank by less than feared in December * FTSE 100 down 0.2%, FTSE 250 falls 0.7% * Both indexes have best week so far in 2022 (Updates to market close) By Shreyashi Sanyal Feb 11 (Reut
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