News: British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L)

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Fri, Dec 19 2014

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British American Tobacco reaches $575 million Flintkote settlement

LONDON - British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company by sales, said it agreed to pay $575 million to settle litigation with the Flintkote Company related to disputed dividends and asbestos claims.

REFILE-BRIEF-British American Tobacco reaches $575 mln litigation settlement

* British American Tobacco Plc Subsidiary, Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited (Imperial Tobacco), reaches agreement

British American Tobacco reaches $575 mln Flintkote settlement

LONDON, Dec 19 - British American Tobacco , the world's No. 2 tobacco company by sales, said it agreed to pay $575 million to settle litigation with the Flintkote Company related to disputed dividends and asbestos claims.

UPDATE 1-Kenyan shilling firms, stocks down on profit-taking

* Bond sale buoys shilling * BAT, Safaricom lead stocks lower (Adds shilling closing rate, stocks, bonds) By George Obulutsa NAIROBI, Dec 17 - The Kenyan shilling firmed on Wednesday helped by hard currency inflows from offshore investor seeking to buy government bonds, while stocks fell on profit-taking. The shilling closed at 90.35/45 to the dollar, compared with Tuesday's close of 90.55/65. "It must have been to lack of (dollar) demand... Also, some interest o

UPDATE 1-Kenya shilling gains after central bank dollar sale; shares down

* Shilling firms after central bank sells dollars * Tobacco firm BAT leads main share index lower (Adds shilling closing rate, bonds, stocks) By George Obulutsa NAIROBI, Dec 3 - The Kenyan shilling gained late on Wednesday after the central bank sold dollars shortly before the close. The main share index slipped 1.1 percent. At the 1300 GMT close, the shilling traded at 90.10/20 to the dollar, compared with 90.35/45 before the central bank offered dollars. On Tuesday,

Motor insurers help Britain's FTSE to end higher

LONDON, Oct 22 - Britain's top share index ended higher on Wednesday, with motor insurers advancing on news of an increase in car premiums and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline rising after its results.

Motor insurers help Britain's FTSE to end higher

LONDON, Oct 22 - Britain's top share index ended higher on Wednesday, with motor insurers advancing on news of an increase in car premiums and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline rising after its results.

Motor insurers help Britain's FTSE edge higher

LONDON, Oct 22 - Britain's top share index edged higher late on Wednesday, with motor insurers advancing on news of a rise in car premiums and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline gaining after its results.

FTSE edges lower, British American Tobacco down on sales drop

LONDON, Oct 22 - Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index edged lower by midday on Wednesday, with British American Tobacco knocking the most points off the benchmark after its trading update.

British American Tobacco sales down as smokers frugal

LONDON - British American Tobacco reported on Wednesday an accelerated decline in the number of cigarettes sold, citing economic pressures on smokers around the world to rein in spending.

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