News Headline Summary

Russian parliament passes anti-smoking measure on first reading

Update details:

- Russia is the second largest tobacco market in the world and once completely passed, smoking will be outlawed in public places indoors and outdoors.

Reaction details:

- British American Tobacco (BATS LN) shares are unmoved in reaction to the news; trades GBP 32.64 last.

Print 13:43, 14 Dec 2012 - Global Equities - Source: Newswires