PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - March 24

March 24 Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:56pm EDT

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March 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Headlines

GE EUROPE CHIEF WANTS UK TO STAY IN EU AND SCOTLAND NOT TO SPLIT

(link.reuters.com/kub87v)

VOLVO PUSH TO REVIVE FALTERING U.S. BUSINESS

(link.reuters.com/mub87v)

GATWICK PLAYS DOWN NEED FOR UK HUB AIRPORT

(link.reuters.com/pub87v)

CEVA RAISES 1 BLN EUR IN COV-LITE FINANCING

(link.reuters.com/qub87v)

TULLOW STEPS UP TRANSPARENCY IN REPORTING

(link.reuters.com/rub87v)

Overview

The chief of General Electric's European business said the industrial conglomerate wanted Britain to stay in the European Union and Scotland to remain part of Britain.

Geely-owned Volvo Car Group said it would double its marketing budget in the United States, looking to revive its faltering business there and keep a turnround at the Gothenburg-based carmaker on track.

As Gatwick prepares its case for expansion, it will argue this week that Britain will have less need for a big hub airport such as Heathrow because of the way the aviation industry is evolving.

A group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Nomura have agreed to lend nearly 1 billion euros ($1.38 billion) to private equity-backed Ceva Sante Animale, a veterinary drug producer.

FTSE 100 Tullow Oil will become the first oil company to disclose its payments to foreign governments with a level of detail demanded by anti-corruption campaigners. ($1 = 0.7256 Euros) (Compiled by Richa Naidu in Bangalore)

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