The Shanghai Index has undergone what some are calling “wild gyrations” over the past few weeks.

It is a pejorative term that seeks to lay the blame at the feet of retail investors and traders who ‘stir-fry’ the market with short term trades. It is also a convenient cover for ignorance and those who accept that miss the developing opportunities.

The characterisation of the China financial market as a casino dates back to the early days of the establishment of the Shanghai and later Shenzhen exchanges.

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