Markets

2 months ago | January 18, 2019

December inflation jumps to 42,09pc. . . but decelerating ...

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara Zimbabwe’s December 2018 inflation rate rose to 42.09 percent, evoking hyperinflation ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) closed on Monday trading in the positive despite a slowdown in business ...

Zimbabwe economy to grow by 4,2pc: AfDB . . . Need to overcome ...

Kudzanai Sharara Zimbabwe’s economy will grow by 4,2 percent this year and 4,4 percent in 2020 despite facing an array ...

Goldman Sachs bullish on commodities

Expectations for a decreased oil supply, potential Chinese stimulus and political uncertainty are buoying hopes for ...

2 months ago | January 11, 2019

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Losses on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) persisted in the week to Wednesday as all the benchmark ...

To stay or not to stay the course . . .

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara One of the most important things as a leader and policy maker is to pick a lane and to ...

Delta reclaims market heavyweight status

Business Writer Recently listed Cassava SmarTech Zimbabwe Limited flattered to deceive when it became the biggest ...

SA: It’s election year, so expect a wild ride

If volatility is your thing, 2019 could be a great year. All the elements for a roller coaster ride are in place: an ...

Policy stability seen as key . . . as African central bankers’ ...

Time is running out on the first terms of Nigeria’s Godwin Emefiele, Kenya’s Patrick Njoroge and South Africa’s Lesetja ...

Palladium touches record peak in Europe

Palladium touched a record peak on Wednesday after a Chinese official said the government was contemplating policies to ...

3 months ago | December 14, 2018

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Shares on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) declined in successive trades last week, paring gains that ...

4 months ago | December 7, 2018

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange last week closed mixed after three of the benchmarks closed pointing southwards. 

2018 a bad year for emerging markets

The year 2018 will go down in history as one of the worst for emerging markets, frontier markets and most African markets.

4 months ago | November 30, 2018

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) rebounded last week in post-2019 National Budget trades, which saw all ...

4 months ago | November 28, 2018

World stocks climb to one-week high on hopes of trade reconciliation

LONDON – Hopes for a thaw in U.S.-China trade relations at the upcoming G20 summit helped world shares inch to a ...

4 months ago | November 23, 2018

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame A bearish sentiment prevailed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) last week with all market indicators ...

Unpacking Zim’s trade deficit

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The country’s trade deficit continues to grow hitting $1,9 billion for the nine months to ...

The big crypto debate

Cryptocurrency regulation: Sec Zim appropriate authority to drive change. Prosper Mwedzi There has been a lot of debate ...

What Africa’s central banks will discuss in the next 10 days

With a month to go before the US Federal Reserve delivers what would be its fourth interest-rate increase of the year, ...

5 months ago | November 5, 2018

Dollar nears 10-week high before U.S. GDP data

LONDON – The dollar hovered near a 10-week high on Friday as investors waited to see if U.S. economic growth ...