March 24 The following are the top stories in
the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and
does not vouch for their accuracy.
GE EUROPE CHIEF WANTS UK TO STAY IN EU AND SCOTLAND NOT TO
VOLVO PUSH TO REVIVE FALTERING U.S. BUSINESS
GATWICK PLAYS DOWN NEED FOR UK HUB AIRPORT
CEVA RAISES 1 BLN EUR IN COV-LITE FINANCING
TULLOW STEPS UP TRANSPARENCY IN REPORTING
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
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)