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Philip Morris Joins Tech Giants Among the Most Dominant U.S. Stocks

the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, emerged as the first quarter’s unsung hero. Its 3.3 percent contribution to S&P 500 gains makes it the fourth most important U.S. stock, right after shares that look more familiar to the leader board:
Bloomberg News
added Apr 3, 2017 20:37
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Another price hike in cigarettes could ruin BAT: Hong Leong

Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research said the industry is still experiencing pains from the previous excise-led price hike of 40 per cent in Nov 2015. It said softness in consumer sentiment persists, whilst affordability remains a pertinent issue,
New Straits Times (my)
added Apr 2, 2017 16:58
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How Tech Companies Are Now Embracing Marijuana Over Tobacco

Not a single company that mentioned tobacco, cigarettes or e-cigarettes in its Crunchbase profile raised a disclosed funding round in the past year. By contrast, at least 45 self-described marijuana and cannabis companies did.
The Fresh Toast
added Apr 1, 2017 17:33
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[Asia] India's finance ministry says govt divests part of its stake in ITC to LIC of India

India's Ministry of Finance: Government has divested a part of its stake in ITC to Life Insurance Corporation of India .India's Ministry of Finance says government has received an amount of INR 66.82 billion from the transaction.
Reuters
added Mar 31, 2017 18:04
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The 3 Best E-Cigarette Stocks to Buy in 2017

With industry consolidation still ongoing in the tobacco industry, and the close ties all the global cigarette giants have with one another, buying the stocks of just one or two gives you exposure to a full portfolio of combustible cigarette alternatives
Motley Fool
added Mar 31, 2017 02:56
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IQOS One Step Closer to FDA Consideration

While Philip Morris’ recent “research report” is more marketing than an actual independent “clinical study,” as many market leaders across industries pay for this type of report to be done, findings could help boost its high-growth IQOS product.
Investopedia.com
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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Behind Tobacco Stocks’ Recent Strength

a combination of factors including solid quarterly results, upcoming megadeals​, further M&A speculation and a bullish outlook on alternative smoking products from analysts and company management alike have boosted traditional tobacco companies. Further,
Investopedia.com
added Mar 29, 2017 10:03
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Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

Meanwhile, not a single fund in the database mentions cigarettes or e-cigarettes as a focus area. That could lead startups developing vaping gear or other products that could conceivably be used for either pot or tobacco to play up the cannabis angle.
TechCrunch
added Mar 27, 2017 03:47
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[New Zealand] KiwiSaver members urged to put heat on tobacco investments

While governments and health officials work against tobacco, some financial institutions undo that work with financial support, Tobacco Free Portfolios says.
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:05
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UPDATE 2-Norway's wealth fund says ethics profile has cost $1.4 billion in a decade

The biggest loss of 1.16 percentage points was caused by not being invested in tobacco producers, followed by manufacturers of specific weapons, such as nuclear weapons, cluster munitions and anti-personnel landmines.
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14
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