PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - March 18

miércoles 18 de marzo de 2015 01:16 GYT
 

March 18 (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.

* Conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pulled ahead of his main challenger in Israeli elections with most of the votes counted early Wednesday, a strong showing after he hammered away at security issues in the final hours of the campaign. (on.wsj.com/1bet0hw)

* Moshe Kahlon, who left Likud after a personal falling out with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, led his new center-right party, Kulanu, to a strong finish in a tight race. (on.wsj.com/1besZKj)

* American Express Co will unveil plans Wednesday to team up with big-name companies such as Macy's Inc and Exxon Mobil Corp to launch a loyalty program this spring, the latest move by the credit card company to appeal to a wider customer base. (on.wsj.com/1betYdz)

* Car makers such as Audi favor Mexico over the U.S. South as a site for North American plants partly owing to Mexico's free-trade agreements. (on.wsj.com/1ADl9jh)   Continuación...