September 13, 2017 / 12:25 AM / 10 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Sept 13

Sept 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.


- South Africa businesses under pressure to cut KPMG ties

- UK cites Fox News as hurdle to Rupert Murdoch's Sky deal

- DowDuPont revises its break-up plan


- Businesses in South Africa have come under pressure to cut ties with KPMG over the auditor's work for companies owned by the Gupta family, as the fallout deepens from a scandal that has caused the collapse of Bell Pottinger's British arm.

- Concerns over standards at Fox News Network has put Rupert Murdoch's proposed 11.7 billion pound ($15.54 billion) takeover of European pay-TV group Sky Plc into doubt after the UK government signalled that it was likely to widen an investigation by regulators into the deal.

- DowDuPont has revised its plan to break up into three separate companies by shifting some operations in the three units, a plan welcomed by its activist investors.

$1 = 0.7528 pounds Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom; Editing by Sandra Maler

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