July 26 The following are the top stories on thebusiness pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verifiedthese stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
NEW YORK, July 25 U.S. prosecutors questionedtheir last witness in the securities fraud trial of MartinShkreli on Tuesday, while the former drug company executive'slawyers said they do not expect to call any witnesses of theirown, setting the stage for closing arguments later this week.
WASHINGTON, July 25 A Republican regulator atthe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission urged the LaborDepartment on Tuesday to scrap its fiduciary rule, which aims toreduce conflicts of interest when brokers offer retirementadvice, saying it was misguided.
* berkshire Hathaway Energy - announced that 10stakeholders support Berkshire Hathaway Energy's bid for OncorSource text for Eikon:Further company coverage:
BRIEF-Elliott Management says owns economic exposure of about 30.9 pct of shares in Peabody Energy Corp as of April 18 - SEC filing
* Elliott Management says it owns combined economic exposureof about 30.9 pct of shares of common stock in Peabody EnergyCorp as of April 18 - SEC filing