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China's slowdown could be just a blip, if 1960s Japan is a guide

After Shanghai stocks gained about 150 per cent in the year to June 12, a meltdown since has wiped out around US$5 trillion in shareholder value.

Hong Kong

CHINA'S economic slowdown and market crash often evoke comparisons with Japan's bust in the 1990s, a period that saw the world's second-largest economy of the time tip into prolonged stagnation.

Both economies experienced rapid, debt-fuelled growth that spurred soaring...

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