Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist

In case you’re too freaked out by Ace Magashule or Julius Malema or the public protector to notice, the rand screamed back into R14/$ territory on Wednesday. A R14.91/$ seemed impossible again when the government literally shut down our economy for two months earlier in 2020.

It is a measure of how difficult it is to hold on to a certainty when perhaps all it was, was a temper tantrum. The government ruined the economy but suddenly people are buying our money. The world was screwed but suddenly there’s a vaccine and stock markets are booming and the Chinese, European and even the US economies are suddenly bracing themselves for growth...

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