PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Sept 26
Sept 26 The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Sept 9 The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- North Korea conducted a fifth nuclear test hours after President Barack Obama wrapped up a tour of Asia, highlighting the U.S.'s struggle to rein in the rising threat from dictator Kim Jong Un. on.wsj.com/2cdV1Zr
- U.S. executives contend Liu Zhongtian, founder of aluminum conglomerate China Zhongwang Holdings, used a factory in Mexico to game global trade; Liu denies the accusation. on.wsj.com/2ccVucb
- Wells Fargo & Co was slapped with a $185 million fine Thursday for "widespread illegal" sales practices that included opening as many as two million deposit and credit-card accounts without customers' knowledge, federal and local authorities said. on.wsj.com/2cJ3KWx
- U.S. air-safety regulators have taken the unusual step of singling out Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as a potential airborne fire hazard, urging passengers to avoid using the devices entirely on board airliners, dealing another blow to the technology giant's smartphone recovery efforts. on.wsj.com/2cb8aRf
- U.S. military forces tried but failed to rescue two civilian hostages in Afghanistan in a raid launched last month under presidential authority, the Pentagon said Thursday. on.wsj.com/2bXP7ha
- Hillary Clinton's campaign, heavy on attacks against Donald Trump, has concluded that it hasn't done enough to telegraph a positive message, and plans a series of speeches aimed at defining her vision for the presidency. on.wsj.com/2cwcw5T (Compiled by Aurindom Mukherjee in Bengaluru)
Sept 26 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
TOKYO, Sept 26 Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday after losses on Wall Street, as investors' attention turned from central banks to American politics ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate.