EDM 1 – Issue 502

Why China’s digital currency is set to shake up its economy

Also: India bans Chinese apps, including TikTok; Shanghai tweaks benchmark for bull market boost; and he’s out of jail, but is Gome’s Huang Guangyu looking for retail redemption?

Plus: John Bolton lifts the lid on Donald Trump’s conversations with Xi Jinping; how two local governments are at loggerheads over business boss fugitive; investors in semiconductor frenzy over SMIC (and mistakenly) ZTE