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3 days ago | May 20, 2022

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Bears dominated trades on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) as losses persisted last week led by big ...

1 week ago | May 13, 2022

Real estate investing in Africa and the transition from the ...

Property pundit Kevin Teeroovengadum speaks about the dollarisation of African real estate assets, why he believes it’s ...

The world’s biggest stablecoin drops below its US$1 peg

Tether, the world’s largest stablecoin, broke below its US$1 peg yesterday amid panic in the crypto market. The token ...

2 weeks ago | May 6, 2022

What Russia–Ukraine war means for energy, climate and food

On February 22, Germany scuttled its approval of a newly built gas pipeline from Russia, and is now planning to import ...

3 weeks ago | April 29, 2022

Africa’s richest man betting $21bn on oil and fertiliser

When Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest person, decided to construct a refinery in southern Nigeria on a plot of swampland ...

1 month ago | April 15, 2022

Stock Market Rally: The curse of averages

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock As of Tuesday April 12, 2022, all major Zimbabwe Stock Exchange indices were trading in ...

Consumer debt rises in SA

Money used to make the world go ’round, but it seems credit took over this role after consumers spent all their own ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Investors on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) amassed a cumulative $600 billion last week as bulls ...

Mutual aid in a global food crisis

Stark warnings of a looming global food crisis spark fear as millions of people will likely descend into hunger in the ...

How multinationals avoid taxes in Africa and what should change

In developing countries, and the sub-Saharan region especially, the scale of unmet basic needs is enormous. It is ...

1 month ago | April 14, 2022

Small businesses invade CBDs

Business Writer As Covid-19 pandemic slowed activity with some companies forced to retrench, Zimbabwe witnessed a boom ...

2 months ago | April 8, 2022

Central bank digital currencies and their far-reaching consequences

The rise of the technology that underpins ‘crypto’ will bring about enormous disruption to the present-day ...

Can the IMF do more to help African countries struggling amid the ...

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) general allocation of special drawing rights (SDRs) became effective on August ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

The equities market maintained an upward trajectory with all benchmark indicators on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) ...

2 months ago | April 1, 2022

Global supply strains worsen

Global supply strains that started to ease in early 2022 are worsening again as headwinds strengthen from the war in ...

Harare’s property repurposing renaissance

Taking stock Kudzanai Sharara The building close to the corner of Jason Moyo and Angwa Street used to house Nations ...

2 months ago | March 25, 2022

SA: Mr President, announce major policy reforms

This week President Cyril Ramaphosa again hosted an annual investment conference. It will be against the backdrop of a ...

2 months ago | March 18, 2022

Of market corrections and bear markets

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock  On February 18, 2022 the Zimbabwe Stock Exchanges All Share Index reached an all-time ...

Pandemic and war creating a ‘non-normal’ market environment

Trying to gauge the state of the current global macro cycle has been a subject of much debate, resulting in different ...

2 months ago | March 11, 2022

Rand weaker after GDP data

South Africa’s rand maintained losses on Tuesday afternoon as concerns over the Russia-Ukraine conflict lingered, while ...