PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Sept 28

Sept 28 (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.

- Eleven of the world’s largest banks and brokerages will collectively pay $1.8 billion in fines to resolve regulatory investigations over their employees' use of messaging applications that broke record-keeping rules, regulators said Tuesday.

- Lawyers for Elon Musk and Twitter Inc debated several pending requests for information in their continuing legal fight, with less than three weeks to go before a scheduled trial over Musk’s soured $44 billion takeover.

- Eisai Co and Biogen Inc said their experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug significantly slowed progression of the memory-robbing disease in a large study, bolstering the drug’s prospects for approval.

- A federal antitrust trial that could determine the fate of a partnership between American Airlines Group Inc and JetBlue Airways Corp opened Tuesday with U.S. Department of Justice lawyers and the airlines trading arguments over whether the alliance would lead to higher fares.

- Car-rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc and energy firm BP PLC said they signed a deal to develop and manage a network of electric-vehicle charging stations across North America. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom; Editing by Dhanya Ann Thoppil)