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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - April 15

April 15 (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 Steel seeks 100 mln stg to pay EU carbon bill https://on.ft.com/2P9EEzq


KKR founders declare Japan their "highest priority" https://on.ft.com/2v62inj


German regulator says Huawei can stay in 5G race https://on.ft.com/2P6V77m



Overview


British Steel has had talks with the UK government as it is seeking 100 million pounds ($130.83 million) in funding to meet a carbon bill and avoid a steep fine under Europe's emissions rules, in a situation prompted by Brexit.


The founders of KKR & CO Inc have declared Japan their "highest priority" in the world outside the United States. The private equity firm hopes to buy carve-outs from companies like Panasonic.


Germany's telecoms regulator has signalled that Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will not be excluded from the buildout of the country's superfast 5G network, despite pressure from the United States to shut out the controversial Chinese supplier for security reasons.

($1 = 0.7644 pounds) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)