01 Top Story Indians dump WhatsApp on privacy plan
Companies are getting staff to shift to other apps over new policy that users must agree to share data with Facebook, which could then be sold to others; they fear it will be a threat to business, while analysts say it could compromise users’ data
"The implied probability for a (Fed) hike by the end of 2022 has risen from 10% pre-Georgia run-offs to now 35%. Impeachment is a concern for the fiscal stimulus timeline, which will impact the Fed outlook. Still, it may only push things back by a week or two beyond the inauguration to late January/early February."
Stephen Innes, Chief Global Market Strategist at Axi
06 Nio unveils NEV sedan
Analysts say homegrown NEV outperforms high-profile American rival Tesla; data suggests world’s largest auto industry is set for 2021 rebound
Chinese computer maker has bounced back from coronavirus with the PC boom that has seen global shipments top 300 million units; Lenovo's shipments ranked first with 24% of the market; now, it wants to issue new common shares of up to 10% of all issued