Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods


UPDATE 3-Tesco to step up price cuts as CEO defies pressure to quit

* CEO Clarke says will see through his plan after calls to quit

6:05pm IST

UPDATE 1-Canadian grocer Metro's profit beats as Ontario sales rise

* Raises dividend to C$0.30/share from C$0.25 (Adds details, background, shares)

5:57pm IST

Canada grocer Metro posts higher-than-expected profit, raises dividend

April 16 - Canadian grocer Metro Inc posted a higher-than-expected profit for the second quarter and the company raised its quarterly dividend by 20 percent.

4:57pm IST

UPDATE 1-Starbucks to move Europe base to London, pay more UK tax

LONDON, April 16 - Starbucks Corp said on Wednesday it would move its European headquarters to London from the Netherlands and pay more tax in the UK as a result.

4:38pm IST

Ex Co-op bank chairman Paul Flowers charged with drug possession

LONDON, April 16 - Former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers was charged on Wednesday with possessing illegal drugs, with the former Methodist minister to appear before magistrates next month, police said.

3:38pm IST
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Rupee sees worst falling streak in 2-1/2 months

MUMBAI - The rupee dropped for a third straight session on Wednesday, its worst falling streak since late-January, as profit-taking in the domestic sharemarket by offshore investors hurt the local unit.