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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times – Sept 13 – Reuters Africa

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Sept 13 (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

British Airways cancels flights ahead of Sept. 27 strike on.ft.com/2ZVI9RN

UK’s BAT to cut 20% of senior roles in restructuring on.ft.com/2ZOxGrq

Former HSBC forex chief Johnson loses appeal over U.S. conviction

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Overview

British Airways said on Thursday it is cancelling some flights scheduled for Sept. 27 as its pilots are due to hold another strike.

UK’s British American Tobacco Plc said on Thursday it will cut 2,300 jobs, including a fifth of its senior employees, as the company restructures its business.

A U.S. appeals court upheld the conviction of Mark Johnson, a former HSBC Holdings Plc executive, who was sentenced for defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)