Auntie May's postcards from the Yangtze


Auntie May's postcards from the Yangtze

China has commended “Auntie May” for sidestepping human rights during her three-day official visit. We are hoping that she can live up to her nickname and secure a lucrative trade deal for Werther’s Original Hard Caramels because the future of this country’s other mainstay, financial services, is looking rockier than ever. EU diplomats rejected a special deal to guarantee free flows of financial services after the Brexit transition period. This casts further into doubt the nature of the country’s divorce with negotiations between the two sides only a month away.

Read what the team at FE consider to be significant over the current week.