"Chinese Economy Panel"
Senior Fellow, Fujitsu Research Institute
Journalist & Professor of Takushoku University
Thursday, August 27, 2015, 13:00 - 14:30
富士通総研 主席研究員 柯隆
The Great Fall of China has seen shares there plummet to extend the steepest four-day rout since 1996. Part of the concern is that the government may be abandoning measures to prop up the market as economic growth slows.
The crash is touching all corners of the earth, and Japan is no exception with the Topix index plunging around 15 percent since China devalued the yuan on Aug. 11. The yen has been also been volatile, bouncing this week between 116 and 122 against the dollar.
Here to make some sense of the madness are Ke Long, Senior fellow at the Fujitsu Research Institute in Tokyo, and Satoshi Tomisaka, a professor at Takushoku University.