August 27, 2018 / 4:36 AM / 10 months ago

PRESS DIGEST -Wall Street Journal - Aug 27

Aug 27 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co is temporarily halting one of its services for the second time in three months after police said a Didi driver raped and murdered a female passenger in eastern China.

- U.S. President Donald Trump's antagonistic posture toward international institutions at foreign summits this summer soured some European officials on the candidacy of a top Federal Reserve official to helm an international regulatory body - Financial Stability Board.

- The U.S. and Mexico could reach a bilateral agreement as early as Monday on the key issues holding back a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to Mexico's chief trade negotiator Ildefonso Guajardo.

- Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc has shrugged off the Amazon-Whole Foods threat. When Amazon bought Whole Foods last year, there was a worry about how Natural Grocers would compete with the e-commerce giant. A year later Natural Grocers' sales are up, shares have nearly doubled since January and the Colorado-based company is expanding its network of 147 stores. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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