Sept 18 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Santander in early talks to acquire City brokers Peel Hunt on.ft.com/2QBiBlr
UK energy upstart Ovo buys majority stake in Germany's 4hundred on.ft.com/2QEsxdT
PwC says recruits do not want to work in costly London on.ft.com/2QDVLtt
Spanish lender Banco Santander SA talks to buy stockbroker Peel Hunt. The move comes as Santander looks to beef up its corporate and investment banking division
Biggest energy provider in UK Ovo buys majority stake in Germany's 4hundred. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers to recruit more graduates and school leavers outside London. The proportion of UK employees based in London is falling as more people are hired outside the capital, including Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Belfast. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)