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In the brave new world of algorithm-based trading and fake news, it seems that emerging market currencies like the rand are vulnerable to sudden spikes. Yesterday, for example, the rand spiked when a fake news report emerged claiming that president Jacob Zuma had unexpectedly resigned. According to reports, the problem was intensified early Monday by … Read more
It’s easy to overlook how multi-facetted most people are – especially our children. Familiarity, when it it’s not busy breeding contempt, breeds selective amnesia. It makes us overlook what’s really important in our offspring, and in the responsible parenting jobs we have in supporting their mental health, confidence and self esteem. In a past editing incarnation, I regularly commissioned … Read more