Since the Coronageddon we’ve all become armchair epidemiologists. On Tuesday night, as President Cyril Ramaphosa released his R500bn stimulus package, we were all economic experts – if Twitter is any indication. But most of all, this week we’re oil traders. Or we wanted to be.

A negative price for West Texas Intermediate? Brent crude at 16 bucks a barrel? Surely, you think, this is the steal of the century? Well, it has been for one of the world’s top oil traders, Pierre Andurand, about whom you can read about here ( He has been shorting the stuff since the start of the year and he’s made a packet – not for the first time, either...

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