World Cup attention getter

Some serious research, pointed out to me by FT Alphaville, showing that the 2010 Soccer World Cup had a marked impact on JSE trading volumes, patterns and correlation with global markets.

I’m not sure what to do with this information, but it’s remarkable all the same.

Published by David Kirk

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