EDM 1 – Issue 526

Teams in trouble? How financial strain at retail giant Suning is starting to show on the football pitch

Also: Tencent shares set new record as WeChat celebrates tenth birthday; carmakers in bumper capital raisings in China’s sizzling EV sector; and local fintech firms like Ant get a glimpse of their future (and don’t like it)

Plus: shipping industry guru discusses Covid impact in exclusive Q&A; ‘everything app’ Meituan on the move, with hotel bid; and no mercy for former Huarong boss, who will be executed for corruption