Irrational exuberance

21 September 2017 By Andy Critchlow

The Indian billionaire is doubling down. Paying as much as 1.5 billion pounds to raise his stake in the UK-listed miner to 20 pct may be a way of trying to force a breakup. But unpredictable commodities prices and South Africa’s volatile politics could scupper any such plans.

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