EDM 1 – Issue 509

On a deadline: Bytedance sale of TikTok in trouble after last-minute ruling from Beijing

Also: Apple and other big American firms fret at Trump’s looming WeChat ban; Shenzhen’s bourse strikes back at Shanghai with 18 ChiNext IPOs; and why Nongfu Spring’s Hong Kong listing was massively oversubscribed

Plus: Hyatt hotel deal confirms signs of life in China’s tourism sector; a shakeout in China’s solar sector as Ningxia firm goes bust; and how a maths textbook row shone a spotlight on gender stereotypes at Chinese schools