August 24, 2017 / 11:16 PM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Aug 25

Aug 25 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Theresa May to force reporting of pay gap between bosses and workers

UK business investment stalls in year since Brexit vote

New data show UK vastly overestimated students overstaying visas

Two SocGen managers accused of Libor manipulation


UK Prime Minister Theresa May will put more pressure on boardroom pay next week by forcing listed companies to publish the ratio between the total remuneration of the chief executive and their average UK worker.

Business investment in the UK continued to stagnate in the year since the EU referendum, according to official figures published by the Office National Statistics.

The number of people leaving Britain has revealed that only 4,600 international students overstayed their visas last year, overturning previous estimates that the number was closer to 100,000, according to official figures.

U.S. authorities charged two managers at French bank Societe Generale with taking part in a scheme to manipulate the global U.S. dollar Libor benchmark interest rate.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom; Editing by Sandra Maler

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