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British American Tobacco PLC (BTIJ.J)

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Wed, May 2 2018

BRIEF-British American Tobacco Announces Reclassification Of H1 2017 Results For IFRS 15

* BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC - RECLASSIFICATION OF H1 2017 RESULTS FOR IFRS 15

BAT boosts vaping investment again as competition heats up

British American Tobacco is raising its investment in new vaping devices again, as Big Tobacco reacts to new competitors such as fast-growing U.S. group Juul.

UPDATE 2-BAT boosts vaping investment again as competition heats up

* Juul facing crackdown from U.S. regulator (Adds product details, industry context, share activity; changes headline)

BAT plans to further raise investment in next-generation products

April 25 British American Tobacco plans to increase investment in next-generation products such as e-cigarettes and devices that heat tobacco without burning it, this year, with a large number of launches planned for the end of third quarter.

Tobacco and tech drag on Wall Street; yields boost banks

NEW YORK Wall Street's three major indexes closed lower on Thursday, with tobacco stocks leading a tumble in consumer staples while concerns about smartphone demand hurt the technology sector and rising bond yields and earnings helped financials rebound. | Video

UPDATE 3-BAT progress on sales and next-generation devices hit shares

* Shares touch 18-month low (Adds CEO and investor comment, forex outlook, updated share price)

BAT progress on sales and cigarette alternatives hits shares

LONDON British American Tobacco's weaker than expected 2017 sales growth and progress on next-generation products combined to send its shares down more than 4 percent on Thursday.

British American sales, profit helped by Reynolds deal

LONDON, Feb 22 British American Tobacco reported higher full-year sales and profits on Thursday, helped by the acquisition of Reynolds American and market share gains.

UPDATE 1-BAT sees lift from U.S. tax change, plans to reinvest it

LONDON, Jan 9 British American Tobacco said new U.S tax rules would boost its earnings per share by 6 percent in 2018, supporting its commitment to high-single-digit earnings growth and greater investment in vaping devices.

BAT sees 6 pct earnings-per-share boost from U.S. tax change

LONDON, Jan 9 British American Tobacco said on Tuesday that new U.S tax rules would boost its earnings per share by 6 percent in 2018, all other things being equal, supporting its commitment to high-single digit earnings growth.

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