Taking Stock

2 months ago | September 13, 2019

Monetary Policy Committee: Why we need one

Why give the power to decide interest rates to a committee? This is the first question former deputy governor of the ...

3 months ago | August 30, 2019

Earnings season: The outlook is challenging

The earnings season has started in earnest with several listed entities having reported results for the period ended 30 ...

3 months ago | August 2, 2019

Let’s up the ante on corruption

In 2018, Zimbabwe was ranked number 160 on the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) by Transparency International. The ...

4 months ago | July 26, 2019

Understanding economic cost of power shortages

Zimbabwe is currently experiencing crippling power shortages. As of yesterday, most parts of the country, including ...

5 months ago | June 7, 2019

Fiscal surplus: Let Ncube harp away

Living in Zimbabwe can be really frustrating especially when one has to contend with galloping prices and shortage of ...

7 months ago | April 17, 2019

Inflation could hamper real GDP growth

Nobody cared much about this week’s inflation figures for the month of March released by ZimStat as the outcome was ...

7 months ago | April 12, 2019

IMF forecasts GDP contraction, here is why

The International Monetary Fund this week released economic growth forecast for the world including a negative Gross ...

Rand firmer ahead of Moody’s rating decision

JOHANNESBURG – The South African rand firmed against the globally hobbled dollar early on Friday ahead of the ...

1 year ago | July 27, 2018

Fintech ventures: Disrupting the norm

Kudzanai Sharara Real disruption!” Is how a senior executive in the short-term insurance sector responded to the coming ...

Byo garners for tourism growth

Oliver Kazunga Players in Bulawayo’s tourism industry in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) have ...

1 year ago | July 20, 2018

Trade deficit not bad but not permanently sustainable

Kudzanai Sharara The country’s trade deficit continued on an upward trend for the half year to June and is now ...

1 year ago | June 29, 2018

Old Mutual’s Africa home coming: The future is waiting

… Focused on unlocking shareholder value… Decision-making will be more decentralised Kudzanai Sharara The ...

Meikles Hotel: Winner of many accolades

Meikles has consistently been voted as one of the best hotels in Zimbabwe and has a rich pedigree of distinction. Since ...

2 years ago | April 13, 2018

Coal investments going against the tide

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock So, Aliko Dangote’s people, geologists in particular, are back in the country to renew the ...

2 years ago | April 6, 2018

Robin Vela: the bigger picture

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The dismissal of NSSA board chairperson Robin Vela came as no surprise as this is the norm ...

2 years ago | March 30, 2018

Promotions: What’s in it for retailers?

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The grocery retail sector is witnessing intense promotional activities as retailers are ...

2 years ago | March 2, 2018

Earnings season: The outlook is key

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The earnings season has started in earnest with at least five listed entities having ...

2 years ago | February 16, 2018

Growth in exports good. . . but diversification is key

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Export figures released by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in its 2018 Monetary Policy ...

2 years ago | February 9, 2018

Monetary Policy Statement, a hit or miss?

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock “Enhancing financial stability to promote business confidence.” This was the theme of the ...

2 years ago | January 25, 2018

All Share Index rebounds

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange’s All Share Index rebounded by 0.27 points (or 0, 30 percent) to close at 91.47 as ...