PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times - Nov 13

Nov 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* Central bank chiefs upbeat on vaccine boost to global economy

* U.S. investors to be barred from owning shares in companies linked to China's military

* China's biggest chipmaker warns of delays due to U.S. sanctions

* National Grid 'open' to relinquishing electricity system role


* Jay Powell, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank and Andrew Bailey, governor of the Bank of England anticipated that any development on a coronavirus vaccine would help boosting the global economy and called for more short-term public support.

* U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning U.S. investors from investing in companies with suspected ties to the Chinese military from Jan. 11.

* Chinese chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp said it is suffering logistics delays and uncertainty in delivery lead times due to U.S. export restrictions introduced in September.

* UK’s National Grid PLC said it remained open to the evolving role of managing the electricity system following reports it could be taken down of its responsibilities. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)