Sumo Wrestling as an Economic Indicator?
When the giants of sumo wrestling prepared to step into the ring for last month’s grand tournament in Tokyo, Akiyoshi Takumori fired up his spreadsheet. For Takumori, an economist at one of Japan’s biggest asset managers, the ancient sport is more than entertainment: it’s an eye into how successful Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been at unleashing the country’s animal spirits. Bloomberg's Anna Kitanaka has more on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)