For investors on the JSE, 2023 was both the best of times (if you’d timed it perfectly, and grabbed a share on the way up) and the worst of times (for the many who did precisely the opposite).

The scoreboard will show that the JSE edged up 5.3%, but those with the ability to time the “blips and dips” or play the sectoral sweeps would have done a lot better, just as others who dived into mining shares could have ended deep underwater...

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