Markets

1 month ago | October 11, 2019

SA firms vs emerging market peers

The hunt for yield is still on in emerging markets. And as that plays out, expect Asia to outperform. Those are the main ...

1 month ago | October 8, 2019

Global stocks hover as weak European data, trade anxiety offsets ...

LONDON - Global stocks were little changed on Monday as broadly positive U.S. jobs data quelled some fears about an ...

1 month ago | October 4, 2019

Stock Market Weekly Review

Losses in the market’s top capitalised counters weighed down the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) reversing gains achieved ...

Weakening the dollar last hope for global economy

Weakening the dollar is the last throw of the dice in rescuing the global economy, according to Saxo Bank’s Steen Jakobsen.

Markets aren’t coping with global uncertainty

Last week saw the world’s two oldest democracies gripped by constitutional convulsions.

Damning capital markets report from SECZ

The average participation by foreign investors on the country’s capital markets, the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in ...

2 months ago | September 27, 2019

ZSE bull run continues

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has continued with its bull run as investors continue to pile on into the safe haven of ...

Brexit’s role in Thomas Cook’s demise

Thomas Cook’s dramatic collapse follows years of mismanagement at the tour operator and a failure to keep pace with ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Sustained demand for heavy cap counters saw the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) maintain a bull-run that saw all the ...

Where to invest in Africa

The latest edition of Rand Merchant Bank’s Where to Invest in Africa report assesses each African economy’s investment ...

The exchange rate is what it is!

Amonth or so ago, when asked during an interview with a local online media house what the price of bread was, Finance ...

2 months ago | September 20, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s oil output faces prolonged disruption

The oil market is facing a prolonged disruption to Saudi Arabia’s oil production with few options for replacing such ...

RBZ needs to take stakeholders seriously

The country's central bank seriously need to rethink its approach in formulating and communicating policies and ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

A bullish sentiment prevailed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) leaving the bourse with three of its indices in the ...

Rethinking energy sector reforms

Every country aspires to provide reliable, affordable, and sustainable electricity to its citizens. Yet during the past ...

2 months ago | September 16, 2019

Rand weaker as risk appetite ebbs

South Africa’s rand weakened in early trade on Monday as an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities dented risk ...

2 months ago | September 13, 2019

1976 speech that changed modern Britain

The summer of 1976 was famously hot. Temperatures across the UK began to rise in late May and did not break until ...

2 months ago | September 9, 2019

Asia stocks gain as soft data lift stimulus hopes

Asian stocks edged higher on Monday amid a cautious mood as investors pinned their hopes on expected global stimulus to ...

Rand rallies as U.S. payroll data disappoints, stocks inch up

South Africa’s rand rallied more than one percent on Friday to a new one month high with momentum reignited by a subdued ...

2 months ago | September 6, 2019

Earnings season has never been this silly

When I sat down to write this article, I sort to find out why the earnings season is often referred to as the silly ...