PRESS DIGEST – Financial Times – Sept 1

The Financial Times

REJECTING NEW LABOUR LOST POLL, BLAIR SAYS

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says in his memoirs that
Gordon Brown lost the last election because he abandoned New
Labour.
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/54f69888-b52f-11df-9af8-00144feabdc0.html

POTASHCORP CALLS BHP’S BEHAVIOR UNETHICAL

Canada’s PotashCorp accused multinational miner BHP Billiton
(BHP.AX: ) of “highly unethical” behaviour for making unsolicited
contact with its customers as part of a $39 billion hostile bid.
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/54f69888-b52f-11df-9af8-00144feabdc0.html

JPMORGAN TO CLOSE PROP TRADING ARM

JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N: ) is to close the commodity unit that
trades with its own money as Wall Street moved to comply with a
ban on proprietary trading by the U.S. financial services.
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b650b4cc-b554-11df-9af8-00144feabdc0.html

3M MAKES SECOND FORAY INTO SECURITY SECTOR

3M (MMM.N: ) has made its second security-related acquisition
by agreeing to buy Israel’s Attenti Holdings for