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PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times - Jan 13

13 Jan 2021 / 09:15 H.

    BENGALURU, Jan 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

    Headlines

    - Senior House Republican says she will vote to impeach Trump https://on.ft.com/38BkDx6

    - US prosecutors consider sedition charges for Capitol rioters https://on.ft.com/39lXr56

    - Chinese freight platform to raise more cash on huge investor demand https://on.ft.com/3oEcc9X

    - Canada's Couche-Tard in takeover talks with Carrefour of France https://on.ft.com/2LOMgJV

    Overview

    - Liz Cheney, a top Republican in the House of Representatives, said she would vote to impeach Donald Trump, saying he "summoned the mob" in the US Capitol attack that left five people dead.

    - A U.S. prosecutor said that pro-Trump rioters who stormed the US Capitol could face charges of sedition and conspiracy as part of an "unprecedented" investigation, as lawmakers expressed deep concern about continuing security threats.

    - The freight business of Didi Chuxing, China's most popular ride-hailing app, may tap investors for additional capital after its debut fundraising drew about $3 billion in bids, highlighting strong demand for exposure to the sector.

    - Canadian convenience store group Alimentation Couche-Tard has approached France's Carrefour about a takeover in a deal that would combine two retail groups jointly worth more than $50 billion. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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