Markets

3 days ago | July 19, 2019

At the mercy of interest rates. . . rather than exchange rates

The currency reforms from Treasury and the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe two weeks ago have brought a sense of stability to ...

Africa isn’t being re-colonised

A number of African countries appear to be in the early stages of their own industrial revolution, promising to lift ...

Agric insurance necessary for farmers

There is a general belief that farmers may not purchase insurance policies because they are not convinced the insurer ...

3 weeks ago | June 28, 2019

ZSE reacts to currency reforms

The local equities market took a hit in the week to June 27 as investors shied away from the bourse in response to the ...

What do Edgars, Steinhoff, AB InBev have in common?

One of the reasons the 2008 global financial crisis was so severe is that there had been a build-up of too much debt ...

1 month ago | June 20, 2019

European shares hit 6-week highs after Fed spurs rate cut hopes

European stocks rose to six-week highs in early deals on Thursday, as signs Brussels will hold off on disciplinary ...

2 months ago | June 7, 2019

Stock Market Weekly Review

Losses in five of the top 10 stocks dragged total value of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) in the week to Wednesday, ...

SA’s growing confusion over the Reserve Bank

Late on Tuesday evening, the African National Congress had South Africans racking their brains, trying to figure out ...

2 months ago | May 31, 2019

Stocks rally amid flight to safety

Old Mutual Zimbabwe believes the rally that is currently prevailing on the local stock market is being driven by ...

Steward Bank partners C-Trade

Steward Bank says it has partnered with mobile and Online trading platform C-Trade to enhance retail investor ...

As Trump and Xi battle over trade

Africa, largely ignored in a US-China trade war that could roil economies worldwide, is quietly piecing together the ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Bulls charged on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) this week with the mainstream All Share index closing 27,51 percent ...

Forex bubble needs deflating

For the last nine months Zimbabwe has been getting its fiscal and monetary policies right, yet in the ultimate of weird ...

Seven things to consider when transacting in Africa

Countries that have the ability to attract investment but need work include South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.

Kenya’s shilling management flirting with disaster

Many emerging market currencies have had a wild ride over the last year, yet Kenya’s shilling has remained largely stable.

2 months ago | May 28, 2019

Africa’s megacities: Magnet for investors

Megacities, cities with a population of at least 10 million, are sprouting everywhere in Africa. Cairo in Egypt, ...

Public transport subsidy could be a game changer

Government earlier this week announced plans to subsidise public transport through ZUPCO, a move that will cost $8 ...

Forex repatriation worries ZSE investors

The acute foreign currency shortage being experienced in the country is limiting the participation of foreign investors ...

2 months ago | May 25, 2019

Markets averse to uncertainty

Government is failing to find traction in its new economic policies because it left too many uncertainties in place, ...

2 months ago | May 24, 2019

Stock market weekly review . . .

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) upsurge continued last week as investors search for safe haven. In the week to ...