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3 days ago | July 30, 2021

Global recovery gap widens on unequal vaccine access

The International Monetary Fund maintained its outlook for the biggest rebound in global economic growth in four decades ...

Rio expands in battery metals

Rio Tinto Group plans to spend US$2,4 billion building a lithium mine in Serbia, in the latest sign that the biggest ...

Why inflation figures matter to a ZSE investor

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock There are a lot of factors that an investor takes into account when making an investment ...

Getting crushed in this market? You probably better than Buffet

Warren Buffett said earlier this month that he hadn’t seen anything like the coronavirus pandemic. “If you stick around ...

Bitcoin eyes longest winning streak in 2021

A continuing recovery in Bitcoin has put the largest cryptocurrency on course for its longest winning streak this year. ...

1 week ago | July 23, 2021

Everyone is a genius in a bull market

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Everyone is a genius in a bull market. Those who follow stock market news must have heard ...

Seizing the opportunity for a pro-growth, post-pandemic world

Since March 2020, governments have spent US$16 trillion providing fiscal support amid the pandemic, and global central ...

Central banks, wealth funds going greener

The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating a shift by central banks and sovereign wealth and public pension funds to greener ...

Future of space is bigger than Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, or ...

Richard Branson has been to space. Jeff Bezos will soon visit, too. Rich people have done this sort of thing before, but ...

2 weeks ago | July 21, 2021

Zim-dollar slightly eases against US-dollar

THE Zimbabwe dollar has slightly weakened to 85,63 against the United States dollar at this week’s foreign currency ...

PPC Zimbabwe declares US$4.4m dividend

PRETORIA Portland Cement (PPC) Zimbabwe has declared a US$4,4 million gross cash dividend for the financial year ended ...

2 weeks ago | July 16, 2021

Now and then: Is the ZSE now overvalued?

At the close of trading on Wednesday, the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange was valued at $765 billion by market capitalisation.

SA farmers plead for state of emergency

The South African Cane Growers’ Association has pleaded with government to declare a national state of emergency in the ...

Urgent need to restore stability in SA

When South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, addressed the nation on July 12 amid violence and destruction of ...

Who will use Elon Musk’s Starlink in Africa?

During a keynote speech held via videoconference on June 29 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Elon Musk ...

3 weeks ago | July 9, 2021

JUST IN: Auction’s contribution to foreign payments up 153 ...

Business Writer The foreign currency auction system is fast becoming a major source of foreign currency for businesses, ...

Bulls, bears make money and pigs get slaughtered

A few weeks ago, I wrote that it is not advisable to be buying high-flying Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed stocks when ...

How does the new global tax deal impact Africa?

Africa will have to rebuild its economies post the Covid-19 pandemic, and efficient fiscal policies will be vital in ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Laggards dominated trades on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) with four of the benchmark indices closing ...

1 month ago | July 2, 2021

ZSE gives investors reason to smile

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange closed out the first half of the year with triple-digit ...