Most of us are still trying to process 2020 but 2021 is almost done! Along with the rest of the world, South Africa never expected for a second that 2021 could be even tougher than 2020. Boy, did we have another thing coming.
With 396 600 new Covid cases during the month of January, we were off to a grim start to the year. Some hope came in the form of a vaccine rollout plan announced on January 3, but it would still be several months before the vaccine plan really gained any traction. Despite this – and the return of load shedding – our stock market had a stellar month, up by 5.6%