EDM 1 – Issue 504

How a bid to build ‘financial aircraft carriers’ has been buoying the A-share market

Plus: Britain bans Huawei, risking Beijing’s wrath; US sanctions risk spreads to server giant Inspur; the Chinese react to Trump’s WHO withdrawal

Also: Perfect Diary prepares for market debut; Gree loses its cool with Midea in bitter contract row; and Sina heads for home, in another Nasdaq exit