1. Only asset management firms saw profits rise, up 16.7 per cent year-on-year to Rmb3.7bn.
2. Reese Witherspoon dreamt of being a non-traditionalist, reportedly wanting to transform the best actress statue she won for Walk the Line into a door knocker or a necklace (“statement” jewellery would not have cut the mustard). Neither option being practical, however, he now stands in her living room.