Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L)
20 Jan 2017
LONDON, Jan 12 Associated British Foods said total sales at discount fashion store Primark climbed 11 percent in the 16-week Christmas period as it stuck to a forecast to make progress in group annual operating profit.
LONDON European shares steadied on Wednesday with retailers in focus after contrasting updates from Next and B&M European Value Retail.
* Now expects to make capital investments in Weston foods of approximately $210 million in 2016 compared to $275 million previously stated
Nov 8 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 20 points higher, or 0.3 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.01 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Sept 14 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 23 to 25 points, or 0.3 to 0.4 percent, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures trading 0.3 percent higher ahead of the cash market open.
Sept 14 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 23 to 25 points on Wednesday, or 0.3-0.4 percent, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.5 percent at 6,665.63 points on Tuesday, extending its decline after a steep drop in the previous session as oil stocks came under pressure and Associated British Foods was hit by broker downgrades. * ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS: Snack foods company B&G Foods Inc is in talks to acquire ACH Food Compa
Sept 13 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
Sept 13 Snack foods company B&G Foods Inc is in talks to acquire ACH Food Companies Inc, the producer of Mazola cooking oil, from food supplier and retailer Associated British Foods Plc, according to people familiar with the situation.
HONG KONG, Sept 12 Associated British Foods (ABF) said on Monday it has agreed to sell its cane sugar business in southern China to a consortium led by Shenzhen-listed Nanning Sugar Industry Co Ltd.
Sept 12 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 96 points, or 1.4 percent, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 1.2 percent ahead of the cash market open.