EDM 1 – Issue 555

Capital market: why Beijing is getting its own bourse

Evergrande hunts for cash as default danger grows; a Q&A with a shipping expert on how congestion is supercharging freight rates; and our review of Simon Murray’s new book on his time with KS Li and Jardines

Plus: Hermes takes flak for its peihuo sales ploy; China’s school kids celebrate new rules on homework; and how Chinese farmers are squeezing the profits of Japan’s grape growers