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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Oct 9

Oct 9 (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

- Nissan appoints China boss as chief executive https://on.ft.com/30WinJF


- Johnson & Johnson hit with $8-bln court order over antipsychotic drug https://on.ft.com/2VxecmE


- Vodafone to close 1,000 shops across Europe https://on.ft.com/2ATnnUR


Overview

- Nissan Motor Co said on Tuesday that it has named its Senior Vice President Makoto Uchida as the next chief executive officer.


- Johnson & Johnson will have to pay $8 billion over claims that it failed to warn young men taking its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could grow breasts, a jury said on Tuesday.


- Chief Executive of Vodafone Group Plc Nick Read said on Tuesday that the company is looking to shut 15% of its 7,700 stores in Europe and upgrade few of the remaining outlets.


(Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)