PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - March 11

martes 11 de marzo de 2014 02:31 GYT

March 11 (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.

* A House committee has started an investigation into the response by General Motors and federal safety regulators to complaints about faulty ignition switches that have been linked to 13 deaths, officials said on Monday. ()

* Myriad Genetics Inc has suffered a setback in its efforts to protect its main genetic test from competition. A federal judge on Monday denied Myriad's request for a preliminary injunction that would have immediately stopped a rival company, Ambry Genetics, from offering similar breast cancer tests. ()

* Puerto Rico is expected to sell about $3 billion in bonds on Tuesday at interest rates that are considerably lower than many investors in the municipal market had expected, providing a rare bright spot for the cash-squeezed island. ()

* The Blackstone Group and private equity firm TPG Capital are teaming up in a planned bid for manufacturing company Gates Global Inc, a person briefed on the matter said on Monday. ()   Continuación...