Taking Stock

5 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 ...

3 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.

1 month ago | July 2, 2021

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Small Caps and Mid-tiers led weekly gainers on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE), which saw four of the ...

Bubble tea pays off for couple

Back in 2014, Peng Xin and her husband, Zhao Lin, pledged their home as collateral for a bank loan to get their ...

1 month ago | June 25, 2021

PPC capital raise unlikely

A planned capital raise by JSE-listed cement and building materials PPC now appears increasingly unlikely. “Where we ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Equities on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) traded mixed during the week which saw three of the ...

2 months ago | June 18, 2021

Seeing one’s portfolio dip can be nerve-racking

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) finally took a breather on Wednesday, bringing to an end ...

2 months ago | June 11, 2021

Bulls active again on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

Enacy Mapakame A bullish sentiment prevailed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) which saw the market overturn prior ...

Why it’s not wise to buy high flying stocks

Kudzanai Sharara A few days ago, through my Twitter handle, I tweeted about a certain Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed ...

2 months ago | May 28, 2021

Global asset managers must cancel debt of poor countries, ...

The world’s biggest private asset managers should be forced to forgive poor countries’ debt so they can cope with ...

Taking Stock: There is money to be made on the ZSE

Kudzanai Sharara Is there money to be made on the stock market? A senior executive always asks me this question every ...

6 months ago | January 29, 2021

ZSE enjoying best of times

Just like last year, the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has had a blistering start to the year. 

6 months ago | January 22, 2021

We need to, we can reduce our import bill

After a three-week break, the foreign currency auction trading system resumed, in earnest, on January 12. 

8 months ago | December 4, 2020

Capital markets: Zim striking right chords

Capital markets are a general category of markets that facilitate the buying and selling of securities with medium-term ...

9 months ago | November 20, 2020

NDS1: Where will funding come from, and how much?

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube, through the National Development ...

1 year ago | July 10, 2020

Auction system a positive development

How long will we have to wait for foreign currency stability? It’s now three weeks into Zimbabwe’s new foreign currency ...

1 year ago | February 21, 2020

To de-dollarise or re-dollarise, that is the question

There are serious debates taking place among economists, policymakers and Zimbabweans in general on whether the economy ...