And in the real world... Cadbury, T-Mobile, Currys, the FTSE 100 and more

LONDON - Today's round-up of the biggest business stories.

World news... round-up
World news... round-up

Cadbury posted a 7 per cent rise in first-quarter sales, with first-quarter revenue climbing 2 per cent. The uplift was most significant for Creme Eggs and Easter eggs, with sales jumping 20 per cent.
Source: The Daily Telegraph

Deutsche Telekom, the owner of T-Mobile, is being pressured by the German government and the private equity group Blackstone (its two main shareholders) to sell its ailing UK mobile operations.
Source: Financial Times

DSG International, which owns Currys and PC World, has secured a cash injection of £310.6million, in a bid to shore up its capital base.
Source: The Times

An 11-week high in the FTSE 100 index has prompted speculation that we could now be in the early stages of a bull market. The FTSE rose by 1.3 per cent, its biggest monthly increase since 2003, signalling the end of the bear market in equities.
Source: The Daily Telegraph