Jamie Carr Columnist

One of the lesser-known economic indicators that gives a snapshot of the health of the local corporate sector is the relative ease of finding diamonds versus dogs. There have been times when the JSE has looked like the beach at Oranjemund before De Beers turned up, great glistening sparklers lounging around all over the place just waiting to be pocketed.

Now sadly it’s more like the waiting room at Crufts, with every breed represented and a few mongrels trying to sneak in on the action as well.

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