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LATEST NEWS FOR British American Tobacco plc  

British American Tobacco (BAT) is one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies, with nicotine and tobacco brands sold around the globe. We employ over 55 000 people, partner with over 90 000 farmers and have factories in 48 countries, with o... [more info]

British American Tobacco is flying high

26 Mar 2021 /  Barbara Curson   5
Announces breakthrough in potential vaccine for Covid-19 as full-year results demonstrate its resilience.

British American Tobacco is offering value

11 Feb 2021 /  Simon Brown   
FNB's Chantal Marx talks the state of retailers and BAT ... it's cheap, are you buying? Charlie Dutton of Ninety One on investing into China and Viv Govender from Rand Swiss chats oil; what’s driving the price higher and will it hurt the global recovery?

Cigarette war goes radioactive

22 Jan 2021 /  Ciaran Ryan   17
Tax justice group says two of every three cigarettes sold in SA is illicit, robbing the fiscus of R8bn a year. Small tobacco manufacturers say the group is a front for Big Tobacco.

BAT corruption, bribery probe is dropped by UK prosecutors

15 Jan 2021 /  Stephanie Bodoni, Bloomberg  
'Evidence in this case did not meet the evidential test for prosecution."

Stocks to watch in 2021

1 Jan 2021 /  Siboniso Nxumalo   13
A look at how prominent SA counters are positioned going forward.

The JSE in 2021: What seven asset managers expect

17 Dec 2020 /  Patrick Cairns   2
And how they plan to navigate.

Tobacco ban unconstitutional and invalid

14 Dec 2020 /  Barbara Curson   30
You have the right to regulate your own affairs, even to your detriment.

British American Tobacco boosts revenue outlook for 2020

9 Dec 2020 /  Martinne Geller and Yadarisa Shabong, Reuters  
Company aims to expand its 'new category' business, including a vapour brand and tobacco heating product.

Approaching a Reg 28 fund differently pays off

23 Nov 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
The High Street High Equity Prescient Fund is up more than 22% over 12 months – Ross Beckley, High Street Asset Management.

This year’s best and worst JSE stocks

6 Nov 2020 /  Marco de Matos   5
The three best-performing shares YTD all come from the gold sector – Anchor Capital.

Rand slumps in fear of Covid-19 second wave

21 Sep 2020 /  Melitta Ngalonkulu   2
With only three JSE Top 40 rand hedge stocks up.

Sin taxes and illicit trade

11 Sep 2020 /  Barbara Curson   7
South Africa should be expanding its tax base by tackling tax evasion.

Retail stores emptier than expected after bans lifted

19 Aug 2020 /  Melitta Ngalonkulu   21
Could consumers be cash-strapped due to job losses?

SA has the world’s biggest illegal tobacco trade: Batsa

18 Aug 2020 /  Melitta Ngalonkulu   32
Lawful players are fighting back – despite the sales ban being lifted. They want legal clarity and tighter law enforcement.

Stock market gains on easing lockdown rules

17 Aug 2020 /  Tumelo Modiba and Promit Mukherjee, Reuters  
Analysts said Ramaphosa's announcement provided much-needed relief for South Africa.

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