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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Aug. 27

Aug 26 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Headlines

- EU trade commissioner resigns after pandemic travel furore on.ft.com/31ytOuO

- Payments for English self-isolating on low incomes to be trialled on.ft.com/31ytQmq

- Mark Carney joins Brookfield to launch 'impact investing' fund on.ft.com/3gxFnGT

- Mike Pompeo renews attack on HSBC as bank walks line between US and China on.ft.com/3gxIMW2

Overview

- Phil Hogan quit as the European Union’s Trade Commissioner after allegations he breached COVID-19 guidelines during a trip to his native Ireland.

- Britain will pay low-income residents who are required to self-isolate and unable to work from home, if they have confirmed or suspected coronavirus.

- Former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is joining Canadian asset management company Brookfield Asset Management to head its green investment programme.

- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stepped up criticism of British bank HSBC Holdings Plc for its reported treatment of customers linked with the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, while maintaining accounts for Chinese officials under US sanctions.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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