Markets

22 hours ago | January 21, 2022

Business schools grapple with how to teach ESG

During the first year of their MBA at the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in South ...

Safe assets become investors’ biggest risk

Markets are weird right now. The value of risk-free assets has gone all out of whack, and if that doesn’t seem scary, ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame A bullish sentiment continued to prevail on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange with gains led by the market’s ...

Wall Street’s ‘model portfolio’ boom slammed

A booming US$4,9 trillion branch of the US asset management industry is funneling investor cash into funds that are ...

1 week ago | January 14, 2022

Emerging economies outlook uncertain

For most of last year, investors priced in a temporary rise in inflation in the United States given the unsteady ...

Climate inaction most critical threat globally

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Risk Report for 2022, released on Tuesday, states that failure to act on climate ...

Singapore’s crypto embrace leaves top mogul in the cold

Binance Holdings Chief Executive Officer Changpeng Zhao was putting on a brave face. An affiliate of the world’s largest ...

Of investor education, online trading platform

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara Word on the need to invest in the capital markets is still to reach the targeted audience, ...

Bears u-turn on emerging currencies

Currency watchers are reining in bearish emerging-market calls, betting that the asset class is now in a better position ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame The equities market maintained the growth momentum for the second consecutive week of the year on the ...

2 weeks ago | January 7, 2022

Retail investor frenzy likely to continue

Although positive stock market returns are not guaranteed, the phenomenal gains recorded on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange ...

Is this the beginning of JSE deleveraging?

An analysis of the JSE shows a drop in liabilities and interest-bearing loans on the balance sheets of listed companies. ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

The equities market maintained a growth trajectory during the first week of the year, which also saw a new listing – ...

Search for a better gauge of prosperity than GDP continues

Gross domestic product (GDP), which measures the total output of goods and services in an economy, has flaws when used ...

3 weeks ago | December 31, 2021

Fruitful year for ZSE investors

Today is the last day of trading on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) for the 2021 calendar year. What a fruitful year ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Stocks recovered in the last week of year 2021 led by blue chips, helping reverse losses from the previous week.

SA banks’ credit ratings improve

The tide is starting to turn for SA banks regarding credit ratings by international ratings agencies. Rating agencies ...

2021’s worst climate disasters cost US$170bn

Ten of this year’s most destructive weather events cost a combined US$170 billion in damages, according to a new study. ...

1 month ago | December 17, 2021

Five words marked 2021 for world stocks

Much of what’s happened in stock markets this year has related to specific conditions. While most analysts had foreseen ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame A bearish mode persisted on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) as the market faltered during last week ...