Imperial Tobacco Buys Back 100,000 Shares for Cancellation
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (IMT.LN) said Friday it purchased 100,000 shares at an average price of 2470.88 pence per ordinary share.
British American Tobacco Buys 200,000 Shares for Treasury at 3,328.18P
British American Tobacco PLC (BAT.LN) said Friday that it bought 200,000 shares for treasury at an average price of 3,328.18 pence per share.
GlaxoSmithKline Buys Back 750,000 Shares
GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) said Friday it purchased 750,000 shares to be held in Treasury.
BT Buys 1 Million Shares for Cancellation at 218.9P
BT Group PLC (BT.A) said Friday that it bought 1 million shares for treasury at an average price of 218.9 pence per share.
Peregrine CEO Pleads Not Guilty to Lying to Regulators
The head of the failed futures brokerage pleaded not guilty to lying to federal regulators in a move likely to set the stage for an eventual plea agreement.
JPMorgan Prices EUR1.5 Billion 2022 2.75% Bond at 99.961
U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) has priced 1.5 million euro, 10-year senior unsecured bond at 100 basis points over midswaps, the bank said Friday.
Carlyle Group Makes Preliminary Bid Approach to UK Chemring
U.K. military equipment maker Chemring Group PLC (CHG.LN) Friday said it had received "a highly preliminary expression of interest" from private equity firm Carlyle Group.
J.M. Smucker 1st-Quarter Sales Up; Net Off 0.5% on Charges
J.M. Smucker Co. (SJM) said it doesn't expect to raise its prices again this calendar year, as food inflation moderates and product-volume growth returned in its fiscal first-quarter. Smucker's first-quarter earnings edged down 0.5% on restructuring charges, but better-than-expected sales sent the
The IRS Agent Who Squatted in Her House
IRS Agent Beverly Hood testified in federal court Tuesday against a gaggle of mortgage-fraud defendants she had investigated. What didn't come up was that she had once been investigated for mortgage fraud herself.
White House Releases $470 Mln For State Projects
Roughly $470 million in unspent funds will be released to help states pay for transportation projects, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Friday.