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Non-tobacco sales underpin growth at Booker

Non-tobacco sales underpin growth at Booker

Booker also updated the market on its planned merger with Tesco, as announced on 27 January. Chief executive Charles Wilson said: " Booker Group had another good year". Meanwhile online sales also showed promising signs, jumping almost 10 per cent to £1.07 billion and increasing its customer base by almost 80,000. It is paying a total dividend per share of 5.6 pence and a special dividend of 3.02 pence.



China releases list of achievements from Belt and Road Forum

He said deep-seated problems in global development had yet to be addressed effectively, with worldwide trade and investment sluggish, and economic globalization encountering headwinds. "All countries should respect each other's sovereignty, dignity and territorial integrity, each other's development paths and social systems, and each other's core interests and major concerns".


'WannaCry' shares code with Sony hack, raising possibility of N. Korea connection

'WannaCry' shares code with Sony hack, raising possibility of N. Korea connection

Choi, known to have vast troves of data on Pyongyang's hacking activities, has publicly warned against potential ransomware attacks by the North since last year."I saw signs last year that the North was preparing ransomware attacks or even already beginning to do so, targetting some South Korean companies", he told AFP.



WannaCry Ransomware attack: SL on list of affected countries

We are working with customers to provide additional assistance. "We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the Central Intelligence Agency show up on Wikileaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the NSA has affected customers around the world", Smith said in a statement.



Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Merck & Co. (MRK)

A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. As of now, the increased share price of Merck & Co., Inc. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Fulton Bank N.A. Has $6.151 Million Position in Merck & Co., Inc". If the market is performing well and the stock is over-valued, MRK might be a good investment at this point but if the market is dropping down, you might not consider buying the stock.


No second cyber attack made on NHS

No second cyber attack made on NHS

Meanwhile, Irish hospitals suspected of being hit by the global cyber attack had been targeted by a different, older virus, health chiefs have revealed. Once opened, the malware can install itself on a system without the user's knowledge. Europol also warned a "complex worldwide investigation" was required "to identify the culprits".