Thirty years on from Black Monday, are global stock markets heading for another crash? Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG, tells FRANCE 24's Kate Moody that the comparisons at the moment are overblown: "There is a very different market and procedures are in place to stop this kind of dramatic crash or at least limit its downside if one were to occur".
Also in this programme:
- We look at the latest in a string of scandals at Japanese corporations, raising questions about whether the country's reputation as a bastion of industry is at stake.
- And we report from Lebanon, where some cannabis farmers are finding a more lucrative line of work growing grapes.