PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Oct 20
Oct 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- Justin Trudeau unseated the Conservative prime minister, Stephen Harper, in a sweeping victory for the Liberal Party in Canada.(nyti.ms/1OOfCAp)
- An economics professor has filed a lawsuit against Citigroup Inc accusing the bank of using an unusual federal tax break during the financial crisis to avoid paying $800 million in New York State taxes.(nyti.ms/1Nl9fmx)
- Four days after its new chief executive, Oscar Munoz, was hospitalized, United Continental Holdings Inc said it appointed its general council, Brett Hart, as acting chief.(nyti.ms/1NRKf9o)
- The British bank Barclays Plc said on Monday that it had agreed to pay $325 million to settle two lawsuits related to the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities in the United States.(nyti.ms/1Nl9yxD) Continued...