J Sainsbury PLC (SBRY.L)
15 Feb 2019
Feb 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LONDON Britain's competition regulator has extended the review period for Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.5 billion) takeover of rival supermarket group Asda by eight weeks to give it more time to consider evidence recently provided to them.
LONDON, Feb 11 Britain's competition regulator has extended the review period for Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.5 billion) takeover of rival supermarket group Asda by eight weeks to give it more time to consider evidence recently provided to them.
(Adds company news items and futures) Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 15 points higher at 6,984, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with FTSE 100 futures down 0.11 percent ahead of the cash market open. * GLAXOSMITHKLINE: GlaxoSmithKline plc Chairman Philip Hampton will step down after more than three and a half years in the role, the drugmaker announced on Monday. * WILLIAM HILL: British bookmaker William Hill said on Monday its full-year adjusted operating profit was expec
Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 15 points higher at 6,984, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * SAINSBURY: A British court ruling has indicated that a final regulatory verdict on supermarket operator Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound takeover of Walmart unit Asda will be delayed until the end of April from early March. * CO-OPERATIVE GROUP: Co-Operative Group Ltd, Britain's sixth largest supermarket group, said on Friday it was selling its insurance underwriting
LONDON, Jan 9 Sainsbury's, Britain's No. 2 supermarket group that has agreed to take over No. 3 Asda , reported a worse-than-expected fall in underlying sales in the key Christmas quarter.
LONDON, Dec 14 A British court ruled on Friday the competition regulator treated Sainsbury's and takeover target Asda unfairly in not allowing the supermarket groups more time to provide responses to evidence submitted as part of a probe of their deal.
LONDON Britain's competition regulator has delayed plans to publish its initial view on a probe into Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.2 billion) takeover of rival Asda .
* Timetable change "unrelated" to Sainsbury's-Asda litigation
LONDON, Dec 13 Britain's competition regulator will publish provisional findings of its probe into Sainsbury's proposed takeover of rival Asda in "January/early February" it said.