PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Sept 21

miércoles 21 de septiembre de 2016 01:21 GYT

Sept 21 (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.

- The Securities and Exchange Commission has requested information from Exxon Mobil Corp on the company's longstanding policy of not writing down the value of oil reserves, as other energy companies have done in the recent past, Exxon Mobil confirmed.

- The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, is expected to announce on Wednesday that he has secured enough commitments from world leaders to ensure that the 2015 Paris climate accord will enter into legal force this year, binding the next U.S. president, whoever it is.

- For more than two hours testifying before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Chief Executive John Stumpf expressed regret that Wells Fargo had created as many as two million bogus bank and credit card accounts without its customers' consent. But the more Stumpf tried to explain, the more skeptical the senators became.

- The judge overseeing the investigation into the colossal scandal around Brazil's national oil company accepted corruption charges on Tuesday against the nation's former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, setting the stage for a trial of one of Latin America's most influential political figures.   Continuación...