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BAT boss Nicandro Durante to retire in April 2019

Thu 20 September 2018 07:04

(Sharecast News) - British American Tobacco's chief executive Nicandro Durante will retire next April after eight years in charge in which he turned BAT into the world's biggest listed cigarette company.

Diageo profits to be diluted by emerging markets volatility

Thu 20 September 2018 07:02

(Sharecast News) - Diageo has been buffeted by "increased volatility in some markets" and heightened emerging market foreign exchange instability in recent weeks, which will results in a £45m hit to profits.

Thursday preview: Brexit, retail sales and Diageo in focus

Wed 19 September 2018 16:19

(Sharecast News) - All things Brexit will continue to be high on the agenda on Thursday, as the European leaders' summit in Salzburg wraps-up.

Games Workshop declares further dividend

Wed 19 September 2018 12:23

(Sharecast News) - Games Workshop declared another dividend after the tabletop gaming chain generated "strong" levels cash in the first quarter of its financial year.

Tesla faces criminal probe over Elon Musk's tweets

Wed 19 September 2018 12:13

(Sharecast News) - The US Justice Department has opened a criminal probe against Tesla regarding the recent tweets of CEO Elon Musk who said he intended to take the company private.

FCA ends probe into fair treatment of life insurance

Wed 19 September 2018 11:44

(Sharecast News) - The Financial Conduct Authority has closed its remaining investigations into firms over the fair treatment of longstanding customers in the life insurance sector, sending shares in Prudential and Quilter higher.

McDonald's tax deal with Luxembourg not in breach of EU rules - EU Commission

Wed 19 September 2018 11:16

(Sharecast News) - EU antitrust regulators ruled that fast food giant McDonald's tax deal with Luxembourg was not in breach of EU state aid rules on Wednesday.

Danske CEO steps down after $234bn linked to laundering scandal

Wed 19 September 2018 11:07

(Sharecast News) - Thomas Borgen, chief executive of Danske Bank, has resigned after allegations that as much as $234bn has been laundered through the bank's Estonian branch.

Avast proposes capital reduction and subscriber share cancellation

Wed 19 September 2018 10:19

(Sharecast News) - Cybersecurity provider Avast announced a proposed capital reduction of its share premium account, and a proposed cancellation of the non-voting subscriber share, on Wednesday.

Tesco launches budget store Jack's to head off German discounters

Wed 19 September 2018 10:18

(Sharecast News) - Tesco launched its new cut-price brand on Wednesday as the first of its Jack's stores was unveiled in the Cambridgeshire town of Chatteris.