Company Results & Outlooks

BRIEF-Partnership Assurance Group does not expect material impact from proposed pensions tax changes

* Do not expect a material impact to business from proposed changes to pensions tax Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

UPDATE 4-UK's Sainsbury's to review dividend as sales slide

* Says dividend payout part of wide-ranging strategic review

Regulatory News 01 Oct 2014

UPDATE 1-Exhibitions organiser ITE sees pretax profit ahead of consensus

Oct 1 - Exhibitions organiser ITE Group Plc said it expected full-year pretax profit to beat market consensus, helped by costs cuts and strong fourth-quarter trading.

01 Oct 2014

BAE Systems wins new 600 mln stg British Royal Navy contract

LONDON, Oct 1 - BAE Systems, Europe's largest defence firm, has been awarded a 600 million pound ($972 million) contract by the British government to support half of the Royal Navy's surface fleet and run the naval base at Portsmouth for five-years.

01 Oct 2014

Exhibitions organiser ITE sees 9.8 pct fall in full-year revenue

Oct 1 - Exhibitions organiser ITE Group Plc said it expected full-year revenue to be 9.8 percent lower as a strong pound continued to hurt the group in the fourth quarter.

01 Oct 2014

BRIEF-ITE sees FY revenue to be about 174 mln stg

* Cnfirm that following a better than expected trading performance in Q4 and good cost control, headline profits before tax for FY 2014 will be ahead of current consensus

01 Oct 2014

UK's Sainsbury's cuts full-year sales forecast after trading drops

LONDON, Oct 1 - Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday after trading fell sharply in the second quarter, dragged down by competition in a UK grocery market growing at its slowest pace for more than 20 years.

Regulatory News 01 Oct 2014

UK watchdog launches investigation into Tesco accounting scandal

LONDON, Oct 1 - Tesco said Britain's financial watchdog had started a full investigation into the company in the wake of an accounting scandal which wiped 3 billion pounds ($4.86 billion) from the British grocer's stock market value last month.

Regulatory News 01 Oct 2014
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