May 31 The following are the top stories in the
Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does
not vouch for their accuracy.
Sturgeon: 'Only SNP can keep Tories in check' on.ft.com/2qEe17W
Dutch regulator rejects PPG's request for extension to Akzo
bid deadline on.ft.com/2qDV2u1
Activist Cevian Capital amasses $1 bln stake in Ericsson on.ft.com/2qE1D7M
Brussels presses plan to bundle eurozone debt on.ft.com/2qDMPGs
Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon, at the
launch of her party's election manifesto, warned that a vote for
Labour in the June 8 election would let the Conservatives in "by
the back door" and that only SNP could "keep the Tories in
U.S. coatings maker PPG Industries Inc said on
Tuesday that the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets did
not grant its request to extend a June 1 deadline for making a
tender offer for Dutch paint maker Akzo Nobel NV.
Activist investor Cevian Capital spent $1 billion amassing a
5.6 percent stake in Sweden's Ericsson and said it
sees significant potential in the struggling mobile telecom
The European Commission is advocating for sovereign debt
from across the eurozone to be bundled into a new financial
instrument and sold to investors as part of a proposal to
strengthen the single currency area.
(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom; Editing by Sandra Maler)