Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L)
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LONDON, Sept 11 Britain's top share index climbed higher on Monday, boosted by gains among insurance stocks and a rise in AstraZeneca's shares after some positive cancer drug news.
LONDON/MILAN European shares fell on Thursday to their lowest in 11 weeks after minutes from the ECB'S latest meeting showed the central bank had left the door open to scrapping its bond-buying pledge.
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LONDON, July 6 Associated British Foods, said on Thursday its outlook for the full 2016-17 year had marginally improved after a better-than-expected performance from its Primark clothing chain in its latest quarter.
LUSAKA, June 8 Refined sugar production at Zambia Sugar, a unit of Associated British Foods , increased 47 percent to 65,000 tonnes in the year ended Mar 31, driven up by increased refining capacity, the company said on Thursday.
LONDON, April 19 Associated British Foods on Wednesday reported a 36 percent rise in first-half profit, driven by a recovery at its sugar business and a resilient performance at Primark, its discount fashion retailer.
LONDON/SHANGHAI/NEW YORK Post Holdings is buying leading British breakfast cereal brand Weetabix from China's Bright Food Group Co Ltd [SHMNGA.UL] for 1.4 billion pounds ($1.8 billion), giving the U.S.-focused company a European base on which to build. | Video
SHANGHAI, April 18 China's Bright Food Group Co Ltd has agreed to sell iconic British cereal brand Weetabix to U.S. cereal company Post Holdings for $1.76 billion, a spokesman for the Chinese conglomerate said on Tuesday.
April 17 Post Holdings, the No.3 U.S. cereal company, is set to acquire British cereal company Weetabix in a $1.76 billion deal, a person familiar with the matter said.