Whitbread First-Half Profit Gains on Olympic Boost

Whitbread Plc, the U.K. owner of the Premier Inn budget hotels, reported first-half profit rose 11 percent led by gains at its Costa coffee chain and higher hotel prices during the Olympics.
Hong Kong Exchange Eases Shanghai Connect Restrictions
00:24 - March 2 -- Bloomberg Intelligence's Tim Craighead explains why the Hong Kong Exchange's plan to ease the restrictions on the Shanghai Connect is such a big deal. He speaks with Bloomberg's Angie Lau on "First Up."
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