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[Asia, India] Should the govt hold stake in tobacco firms?

That’s the substance of a case filed by a group of individuals, some of whom run the Tata Trusts, in the Bombay high court. The case—the court is yet to decide whether to admit it or not—specifically names ITC Ltd, which it refers to as “primarily” a tob (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:19

[Asia, India] Globally, insurers have small holding in tobacco firms, but some moving away

In most cases the insurance companies are privately owned with a clear profit motive, and their stakes are limited to 2-3% of the total shareholding of the tobacco firms.
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:58

New, Expensive Cigarettes Contain Pot

Toast co-founder and CEO Punit Seth told the New York Post: You don’t get couch lock with our product. Each puff is like having a sip of champagne, and a complete cigarette is like having a generous glass of wine.
24/7 Wall Street
added Apr 17, 2017 02:12

[Asia, India] PIL in HC questions govt policy on tobacco

A PIL in the Bombay High Court has questioned the Union govenment's policy of allowing public sector insurance companies to invest in the tobacco industry, which, it said, contradicts the "anti-tobacco" stance taken by the Centre. The PIL was recently fi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 16, 2017 19:40

[Asia, India] Heady whiff from tobacco scrips ($$)

A public interest suit against insurance companies investing in tobacco stocks has again sparked a debate on ethical investing. However, insurance companies—or any investor for that matter— could risk underperformance by eliminating tobacco companies fro
Business Standard (in)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:42

[Asia, India] PIL questions govt. insurance firms’ investments in ITC

A public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Bombay High Court has challenged the large investments made by government-owned insurance companies in cigarette maker ITC, which is the country’s largest fast moving consumer goods company in terms of mark
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 14, 2017 18:27

Better Buy: Philip Morris International, Inc. vs. Reynolds American

Reynolds American appears to be the safer play right now, with less uncertainty about its future progress. However, for those who are willing to bet on transformative growth, Philip Morris could offer better prospects if things pan out well for the intern
Motley Fool
added Apr 12, 2017 15:07

Why Philip Morris International Has Jumped 24% So Far in 2017

long-term investors are watching what's happening in the reduced-risk space a lot more closely, because it has the potential to be much more transformative for the company in the years and decades to come. The combination of short- and long-term consider
Motley Fool
added Apr 12, 2017 14:43

Vector Group (VGR) Getting Very Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

Vector Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.56 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about Vector Group an impact score of 89 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in th
Financial Market News (FMN)
added Apr 9, 2017 15:13

Cigarette maker joins tech giants among most dominant S&P 500 stocks

Philip Morris’ 3.3 percent contribution to S&P 500 gains in the first quarter makes it the fourth most important U.S. stock, right after Apple, Amazon and Facebook.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 8, 2017 23:48
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