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  • *FTSE 100 hits new record high, up 0.2 pct. *FTSE small-cap hits new record high. The FTSE 100 opened at a record high of 7,239.26 points, then settled at 7,227.11 points, up 0.2 percent, by 1020 GMT.

  • Dec 22- Prestige Brands Holdings Inc, which distributes household and cleaning products in U.S. and Canada, said it would buy women's healthcare products maker C.B. Fleet Co for $825 million in cash from private equity firm Gryphon Investors. Founded in 1869, Fleet's products include constipation relief product Pedia-Lax, anti-gas medication Phazyme and has...

  • Yankee Candle's Luminous Collection candle

    Yankee Candle is recalling around 31,000 of its "Luminous Collection" candles, saying a glass jar is a laceration hazard.

  • YANGON/ WASHINGTON, Nov 29- From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweller Tiffany& Co, list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30- Human rights abuses at palm oil plantations are going unpunished by the industry watchdog due to weak rules, critics say, as an Amnesty International report on Wednesday exposed severe violations at Indonesian plantations. "Simply put, the RSPO does not protect workers and is unable to provide truly responsible palm oil," said Emma Lierley,...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30- Human rights abuses at palm oil plantations are going unpunished by the industry watchdog due to weak rules, critics say, as an Amnesty International report on Wednesday exposed severe violations at Indonesian plantations. "Simply put, the RSPO does not protect workers and is unable to provide truly responsible palm oil," said Emma Lierley,...

  • YANGON/ WASHINGTON, Nov 29- From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweler Tiffany& Co, list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms...

  • YANGON/ WASHINGTON, Nov 29- From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweler Tiffany& Co, list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms...

  • HAVANA, Nov 4- Communist-ruled Cuba and global consumer products company Unilever Plc on Friday started work on their new $35 million soap and toothpaste factory, a joint venture in the Mariel special development zone west of Havana. The factory, due to begin production in 2018, reflects a surge of investor interest in Cuba since President Raul Castro took over...

  • Benno Dorer, CEO of Clorox.

    Benno Dorer, Clorox's chairman and CEO, tells "Mad Money" Host Jim Cramer he feels good about the business one quarter into the fiscal year.

  • Mad Money 2

    Benno Dorer, Clorox's chairman and CEO, tells "Mad Money" Host Jim Cramer he feels good about the business one quarter into the fiscal year.

  • Clorox

    The household products maker posted earnings excluding items of $1.36 a share on revenue of $1.443 billion.

  • MUMBAI, Nov 1- The bitter public feud between the Tata family, which controls India's most respected conglomerate, and its now ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry has created an unwelcome stir in the tiny Parsi community to which both sides belong. "They should have settled this between themselves instead of what has happened so publicly," said a Parsi woman stepping out...

  • Procter & Gamble products, Tide Detergent

    Procter & Gamble on Tuesday reported better-than-expected quarterly sales, helped by strong demand for its baby, feminine and home care products.

  • 3M Post-It products

    3M trimmed its full-year revenue and earnings forecasts for the second time as it struggles with slowing sales in emerging markets.

  • Argus: P&G is boosting growth & profitability

    The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss the trade on Procter & Gamble following Argus Research's call to upgrade the stock to buy.

  • Diabetes emerging trend in drug development

    Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, explains why he favors Novo Nordisk and Tupperware, saying that emerging markets are key to their success.

  • Clorox

    The household products maker reported earning of $1.26 per share, two cents a share below estimates.

  • Colgate Palmolive toothbrushes

    Colgate-Palmolive on Thursday posted second-quarter earnings that were better than expected by a penny a share.

  • A man walks past a Lumber Liquidators store in Philadelphia.

    Lumber Liquidators' quarterly sales fell for the fifth straight quarter as the company struggles to convince customers its hardwood flooring is safe.