RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 18 Petróleo Brasileiro SA will appeal a court decision that suspended bidding for the lease of a first floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) platform for the giant Libra off-shore oil field, the company said on Wednesday.
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LONDON, Jan 18 Britain's Co-operative Group , the mutually-owned supermarkets to funeral services group, enjoyed strong trading in the final quarter of 2016, it said on Wednesday, hailing the positive impact of a new membership scheme.
Jan 18 British pubs group JD Wetherspoon Plc warned of significantly higher costs and lower like-for-like sales in the next six months, taking the shine off higher sales over the Christmas quarter.
LONDON, Jan 18 Britain's telecoms regulator Ofcom slapped a 2.7 million pound ($3.3 million) fine on EE, the mobile operator owned by BT Group, after an investigation found that it had overcharged nearly 40,000 customers.
Jan 18 British pubs group JD Wetherspoon Plc sees significantly higher costs and lower like-for-like sales in the next six months, it said on Wednesday, as it reported higher sales for the last quarter.
Jan 18 Premier Foods Plc, the maker of British brands such as Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy, cut its full-year profit forecast by 10 percent on Wednesday after saying its third-quarter sales had been weaker than expected.
LONDON, Jan 18 British luxury brand Burberry reported a better-than-expected 3 percent rise in comparable retail sales in its third quarter, helped by an "exceptional" performance in the UK where trading was up by about 40 percent.
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