Jan 15 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- The trade agreement that U.S. President Donald Trump will sign on Wednesday includes commitments by China to curtail practices that U.S. firms complain put them at a disadvantage and force them to hand over valuable intellectual property to Chinese firms. nyti.ms/35Qs9Q9
- BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Tuesday that his firm would make investment decisions with environmental sustainability as a core goal. nyti.ms/2TlfsKx
- Apple Inc is privately preparing for a legal fight with the Department of Justice to defend encryption on its iPhones while publicly trying to defuse the dispute. nyti.ms/35SSxJ7
- A Delta Air Lines flight making an emergency landing in Los Angeles dumped jet fuel on six nearby schools on Tuesday, inflicting minor injuries to 60 adults and children. nyti.ms/35Y6Vzz (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)