Rattled investors gave Vodafone a stock market hammering today after the mobile phone giant warned of revenues at the bottom end of hopes.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2008
Vodafone chief executive Arun Sarin today said he was leaving the business "in capable hands" after announcing his departure and naming deputy Vittorio Colao as his successor to the top job.
Tue, 27 May, 2008
Mobile phone giant Vodafone today unveiled a 5.7% rise in operating profits as it said chief executive Arun Sarin would step down at the end of July.
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Sat, 01 Dec, 2007
Vodafone shares were riding high today after investors kept faith in the mobile phone giant’s strategy for coping with cut-throat competition.
Tue, 29 May, 2007
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Tue, 27 Feb, 2007
Mon, 26 Feb, 2007
Vodafone Group will invest £1bn (€1.49bn) in India in the next few years, the Britain-based company’s chief executive said.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2007
Shares in Vodafone slipped more than 2% today following a report the firm was mulling a multi-billion pound bid for India's fourth largest mobile phone operator.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2006
Mobile phone giant Vodafone said today it had agreed to sell its 25% stake in Switzerland’s leading operator Swisscom Mobile for £1.8bn (€2.7bn).
Tue, 19 Dec, 2006
The chief judge ejected one of Saddam Hussein’s defence lawyers for “insulting the court” in Baghdad today during the former Iraqi leader’s trial for genocide in a military offensive against Kurds in the 1980s.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2006
Mobile phone giant Vodafone reported growth in underlying profits, but admitted it was still feeling the pinch in a tight European market.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2006
Mobile phone giant Vodafone today raised £1.4bn (€2bn) from the sale of its 25% stake in Belgium's leading operator, Proximus.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2006
VODAFONE was yesterday facing up to life without the title of the world’s largest mobile phone company.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2006
Vodafone was today facing up to life without the title of the world’s largest mobile phone company.
Sun, 13 Aug, 2006
The London market maintained its strong run today as investors continued to draw encouragement from recent earnings updates in the US.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2006
The outgoing chairman of mobile phone giant Vodafone robustly defended its chief executive today after shareholders expressed concerns over his leadership.
Investors received a shot in the arm today after the FTSE 100 Index followed the lead of US markets to rise by more than 100 points.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2006
Shares in Vodafone rose today as the mobile phone giant reported revenues growth in line with expectations – giving a much needed boost to under-pressure chief executive Arun Sarin.
Strong performances from Vodafone and gambling stocks helped the London markets move ahead today.
The boss of mobile phone giant Vodafone was today facing the prospect of a major shareholder vote against his re-election to the board.
Sun, 23 Jul, 2006
Vodafone is facing a revolt from a group of institutional shareholders who want to see the mobile phone giant’s chief executive ousted from the board, it was reported today.
Sun, 04 Jun, 2006
Mobile phone giant Vodafone is to cut hundreds of jobs from its British workforce when it announces record annual losses this week, reports said today.
Sun, 28 May, 2006
Vodafone fuelled the euphoria in the London market today by promising £6bn (€8.65bn) of cash for shareholders following the sale of its Japanese arm.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2006
Chris Gent resigned yesterday as Vodafone's life president following reports of a rift among the management of the British mobile phone group.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2006
MOBILE phone giant Vodafone has tried to draw a line under rumours of a boardroom rift after its chairman released a statement backing the group’s chief executive.
Former Vodafone chief executive Sir Christopher Gent today gave up his honorary position of life president of the group as the mobile phone giant sought to quash rumours of a boardroom rift.
Sun, 12 Mar, 2006
The London market again tested highs not seen for nearly five years today as the FTSE 100 Index spent much of the day above the 5900 mark.
Mon, 06 Mar, 2006
Strong gains by Vodafone and BT pushed the FTSE 100 Index above 5900 for the first time in nearly five years.
BELEAGUERED Vodafone shareholders were eyeing a potential £5 billion pay-day from the mobile phone company’s under-pressure chief executive.
Beleaguered Vodafone shareholders were today eyeing a potential £5bn (€7.3bn) pay-day from the mobile phone company’s under-pressure chief executive.
Sun, 05 Mar, 2006
The boom time for the telecoms industry returned to haunt Vodafone this week when it unveiled what is believed to be the biggest write-off in UK corporate history.
Fri, 03 Mar, 2006
Shares in mobile phone group Vodafone suffered a sharp fall today after investors took fright at the prospect of slower growth next year.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2005
THE boss of Vodafone received pay and bonuses worth up to £5 million (€7.4m) in the last financial year, figures showed yesterday.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2005
The boss of mobile phone group Vodafone received pay and bonuses worth up to £5m (€7.4m) in the last financial year, figures showed today.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2005
Two of the highest-profile names in UK business were today handed the task of helping to oversee the operations of the Bank of England.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2005
Vodafone shareholders were given a boost today after the mobile phone giant doubled its half-year dividend payout.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2004
AN inquest jury yesterday returned a verdict of unlawful killing on the death of a young RAF engineer who took part in secret nerve gas tests 51 years ago.
Vodafone is to bolster its management structure as it prepares for the full roll-out of third-generation technology, it said today.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2004
Vodafone’s new chief executive Arun Sarin received a total of £3.2m (€4.8m) from the mobile phone giant in the last financial year, figures showed today.
Thu, 10 Jun, 2004
VODAFONE Group, in which many former eircom investors hold shares, may raise its dividend by 20%, easing investor concern that chief executive Arun Sarin’s expansion strategy may hurt shareholder returns.
Tue, 25 May, 2004
Vodafone Group PLC chief executive officer Arun Sarin said Vivendi Universal SA's SFR Cegetel unit will ond day be a part of Vodafone.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2004
MOBILE phone giant Vodafone has remained tightlipped over a report that it is preparing to launch a $30 billion (E24 billion) bid for American mobile giant AT&T Wireless.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2004
Mobile phone giant Vodafone today remained tightlipped over a report that it is preparing to launch a $30bn (€24.2bn) bid for AT&T Wireless.
Sun, 01 Feb, 2004
Chief executive of Vodafone Group PLC, Arun Sarin has said the group was preparing to launch third generation (3G) mobile phones in the middle of next year.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2003
Chief executive of Vodafone, Chris Gent is step down after 18 years of service with the world's largest mobile phone operator.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2003
Reports in the Financial Times have indicated that mobile operator Vodafone could sell off up to half of its 45 per cent stake in US company Verizon Wireless.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2003
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