Join the FT WhatsApp group for markets news and analysis alerts – Financial Times

We’ll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Social Media news every morning.
Would you like the highlights from our markets team delivered straight to your homescreen? You can now sign up to the FT Markets WhatsApp group.
We will only send you one story per day – something we think is worth your time. Whether you are a subscriber or not, it will always be free (outside of the FT’s subscription paywall).
1. Click this link on your phone to create a new contact
2. Send us a message in WhatsApp with the word “Start”.
I don’t use WhatsApp. What do I need to do?
You need to download the app to your phone, and then follow the instructions. There are versions for all the main systems – iPhone, Android and Windows. Please refer to WhatsApp’s privacy policy.
Can I stop the service?
Yes, you just reply “STOP” to one of the messages and that’s it. If you would like MessengerPeople to delete your data, please reply “delete all data”.
What about my phone number?
The FT maintains the highest standards of data protection. We will use your phone number for the purposes of administering the WhatsApp broadcast list and to inform you if we set up a separate WhatsApp list about a different topic that you may wish to join. Please also refer to the privacy policy of, who are administering the broadcast list on FT’s behalf. Please also refer to FT’s terms and conditions.
I’m an FT subscriber already – should I sign up?
Absolutely, you might like the convenience. If you are an FT subscriber, you can of course read as much of our journalism as you’d like. The WhatsApp group will simply alert you to a great story that you might not otherwise have seen.
Will I have to pay anything, or will you send lots of marketing messages?
We might send you an extra message if we set up a separate WhatsApp list about a specific topic, in case you want to join that group too, but we won’t use the details you provide here to send messages about other FT products or offers.
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