Markets

2 months ago | March 11, 2022

Gold nears 19-month high

Gold held near a 19-month high following a ban on Russian oil imports, as mounting concerns over inflation and economic ...

2 months ago | March 4, 2022

Warren Buffett stocks ranked

Warren Buffett’s stock selections don’t look like how they used to. The Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) equity portfolio has ...

War shocks ripple across world’s busiest trade lanes

Importers from London to Warsaw will soon face higher shipping costs, longer delays and an obstacle course of sanctions ...

Investment bargains — when the market panics

Uncertainty creates volatile situations, and volatile situations create opportunities if you look in the right place. It ...

Forget Mr Market, focus on value investing

Kudzanai Sharara In his book “The Intelligent Investor,” Benjamin Graham created an imaginary investor named Mr Market. ...

3 months ago | February 25, 2022

DStv cracks down on password-sharing

Pay TV group MultiChoice has announced that from March 22, subscribers will only be allowed to stream DStv content on ...

Oil, gas supercycle may be on the way for Africa

Oil prices are up 70 percent over the last 12 months, with US$100 a barrel now within reach. That opens opportunities ...

Should monetary finance remain taboo?

The severe economic challenges posed by the global financial crisis, and more recently the pandemic, sparked a debate on ...

What to do in a market pullback

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara After 22 days of consecutive stock market gains, the market took a breather on Tuesday and ...

3 months ago | February 18, 2022

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions in Africa

Africa’s urban transport sector needs to replace traditional internal combustion engines with electric vehicles and ...

Global policy chiefs confront hawkish market bets on inflation

Investors are betting on the fastest pace of interest-rate hikes since 2010 across the world’s biggest developed ...

What to do in a bull run

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange’s (ZSE) market capitalisation reached $1,812 trillion on ...

3 months ago | February 11, 2022

Renewables peak in SA’s electricity supply

The maximum percentage contribution by renewable sources towards electricity supplied in South Africa occurred at 13:00 ...

Monetary policy and the stock market

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock One of the roles of the Reserve Bank of  Zimbabwe (RBZ) is to help the Zimbabwe economy ...

Credit costs soar amid ultra-cheap cash

Borrowing costs are soaring across global credit markets as investors prepare for the end of an era of loose monetary ...

ZSE rally in uncharted waters

Business Writer The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) is now trading in uncharted waters after its market capitalisation ...

The new rules of succession planning

Choosing the right CEO is among the top priorities for board directors. It may also be their most important ...

4 months ago | January 28, 2022

Trends to watch in wine sector

As in any other industry, the wine business has been having its fair share of massive changes and consumer preferences ...

Teens need more sleep

Why teens need more sleep, and how we can help them get it. We already know this pandemic has been horrendous for teens ...

Fed tightening no longer spells doom in today’s emerging markets

Inflation hawks are about to get what they want from the Federal Reserve — which means emerging markets are about to get ...