Feb 20 The following are the top stories in the
Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does
not vouch for their accuracy.
Kraft Heinz drops $143 bln pursuit of Unilever on.ft.com/2lb2hKx
RBS chief Ross McEwan signals 2018 return to profit on.ft.com/2lb83Mt
Philip Hammond on track to meet fiscal targets on.ft.com/2lb3NMA
Amazon to hire 5,000 in latest UK tech expansion on.ft.com/2lb8Hth
U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co withdrew its
proposal for a $143-billion merger with larger rival Unilever
Plc, the companies said on Sunday.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc could return to
profit in 2018, drawing an end to a decade of losses, signalled
Chief Executive Ross McEwan in an interview with the Financial
British finance minister Philip Hammond is likely to hit his
2016/17 deficit reduction target with 3 billion pounds ($3.72
billion) to spare, due to recent better-than-expected growth,
economists working for accountants EY said on Monday.
Online retailer Amazon.com Inc is set to create
more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, the company said on
Monday, boosting its investment in the country once more even as
it prepares to leave the European Union.
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(Compiled by Ismail Shakil in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter