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9 hours ago | February 26, 2021

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Firm demand helped the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) swung back to the black resulting on all key indices ...

SA budget signals need for greater competitiveness

The 2021 budget delivered by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni shows clearly that the penny has dropped in terms of the ...

Covid-19 billionaire fortunes fading with vaccine rollout

In the health-care industry, the coronavirus pandemic led to big fortunes, fast. Now some of them are evaporating just ...

RBZ vs bankers: Field of accusations

 Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara Following the 2008 Financial Crisis that was characterised by a monumental collapse of ...

3 days ago | February 23, 2021

NPLs significantly down, but at a cost to economic growth

Zimbabwe banks seem to have struck the right chord if the quality of their loan book for the year ended December 31, ...

1 week ago | February 19, 2021

The terrifying collapse of SA’s newspapers

South Africa’s Audit Bureau of Circulations data for the fourth quarter of 2020 is harrowing: there will be no rebound ...

Shifting away from coal

A photograph in the entrance hall at Komati Power Station shows the plant in better times, its nine generating units ...

Investors unpack Africa’s top opportunities

Urbanisation is creating greater demand for packaged food in Nigeria.

Will China help, hurt the AfCFTA?

African countries want to trade more with their partners on the continent — through the African Continental Free Trade ...

2 weeks ago | February 12, 2021

Investing comes with responsibility

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock “We wanted to do a soft launch today (February 9, 2020) and announce it a day or two ...

nine traits of future-ready companies

The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines has executives everywhere hopeful for the pandemic’s end. Some are now asking how their ...

African startup investments fall

Funding for African startups slowed for the first time after nearly 10 years of growth as investors in the fledgling ...

3 weeks ago | February 5, 2021

Stock Market Weekly Review

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange once again recorded strong gains for the week to Wednesday, February 3, 2020.

1 month ago | January 22, 2021

Gold’s allure set to continue

Uncertainty around the global economy will not only support gold as an asset class but also drive consumption of the ...

Bulls dominate ZSE trades

Bulls dominated trades on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) offsetting the losses that were incurred during the first ...

Yellen gets Wall Street buzzing about 50-year US treasuries

All it took was a non-committal comment from Janet Yellen to persuade Treasury traders there’s a chance the US will ...

2 months ago | January 8, 2021

What will 2021 bring for bitcoin?

2020 was certainly an unpredictable year. But while the past year has been a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows in the ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) was weighed down by selling pressure during the first week of the year as demand ...

2 months ago | January 1, 2021

Mercedes, Jaguar and Porsche made the worst luxury cars of 2020

The problem with writing an annual retrospective on the luxury cars that should have been better in 2020 is that the ...

How Africa’s unbanked stand to score from digital advancement

Population growth in Africa tends to outpace that of the rest of the world. In fact, by 2050 the population will likely ...