EDM 1 – Issue 558

We’re publishing a shorter and earlier edition this week because of the National Day holiday, which begins tomorrow. The next WiC comes out on 15 October.

With Evergrande’s financial crisis dominating the news, we look at previous debt restructurings in China for clues on what might happen next

Plus: how a power crunch is having crippling effects on the Chinese economy; why one of China’s top livestreaming stars has stopped broadcasting; and an HSBC banking boss explains how Mauritius hopes to be an entrepot for Chinese trade and investment with Africa