Indian Marlboro-maker falls on FDI ban news

Godfrey Phillips’ shares fall 17% while ITC adds 2%

Tobacco stocks split pension funds

Big investors missed out on billions by avoiding industry

Indonesia: Toiling over transition

Commodities drove a big expansion but falling prices mean it must rely less on natural resources

CMM4J3 Langenhagen, Germany. 31st Oct, 2013. 'West' cigarettes lie in a machine in the Reemtsma cigarette factory in Langenhagen, Germany, 31 October 2013. About 700 employees in the factory produce more than 30 billion cigarettes annually, which are exported to over 100 countries. The Reemtsma cigarette factories are a wholly owned subsidiary of the Imperial Tobacco Group PLC. Photo: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/dpa/Alamy Live News
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Tobacco costs Norway’s oil fund $1.9bn

SWF’s loss may force investors to reconsider divestment

ITC smoulders over cigarette packet order

Indian cigarette maker shuts factories in packet warning protest

Court hears RJR Nabisco laundering claims

US companies could face wave of lawsuits if Europe case succeeds

soft drink, sugar

The relentless march of the nanny state

Intervention is justified solely to protect children and bystanders

Marlboro Man enlists Vice Media

UK unit produces content for Philip Morris International

Welsh move to curb ecigarettes defeated

Blow to Labour as bill imposing ban falls by single vote

India Kings, a cigarette brand made by ITC Limited is displayed at a stall in Puri, India, Saturday July 15, 2006. Photographer: Amit Bhargava/Bloomberg News

ITC: smoking again

Investors celebrating India’s lower-than-expected cigarette tax rise should take a deep breath

Lacklustre compliance on anti-slavery law

Initial company statements fail to meet requirements for new UK act

Consumer outweighs financials in FTSE 100

Declining market cap of banks takes toll on sector

BAT probes bribery allegations

Currency fluctuations weigh on profit and revenue increases

Dividend cuts put strain on income funds

Investment managers need 4.6% yield to meet industry rule

Treat equity equally and fuel the future

Time for tax reforms to rescue an endangered species

Imperial blames conflicts for sales drop

Newly acquired American brands offset growth market fall

BAT: the long drag

Tobacco groups lukewarm about ecigarettes, with good reason

Europe nears plain cigarette packets

The advocate general’s opinion is not binding but is usually upheld by the ECJ

Japan Inc: M&A’s big spenders

Nation’s companies are forced into an overseas acquisitions boom

Australia wins plain cigarette pack battle

International court declines to hear case brough by Philip Morris

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