Yes, markets were dreadful in October…

But it is not all doom and gloom. It is the month of October, the most beautiful month of all … The translation does not do it justice, but this is more or less what C Louis Leipoldt wrote when he captured the explosion of colour and revival in nature in his Afrikaans poem Oktobermaand. Market watchers will probably describe October 2018 with a single colour: red. While the local market…