Markets

12 mins ago | December 2, 2022

Tilting focus towards alternative investments

Rufaro Hozheri The temptation to limit the scope of investing to only listed securities is very high, especially for ...

Global bonds add record US$2,8t in market value this month

Global bonds rebounded in November, adding a record US$2,8 trillion in market value, as investors bet that central banks ...

Markets on sale

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving in the US, has traditionally signalled the start of the American Christmas ...

2 weeks ago | November 18, 2022

Investing: Focus on what you can control

There’s nothing simple about investing — and knowing where to focus one’s energy can be difficult. Investment markets ...

Just who is Sam Bankman-Fried?

Relatively little is known about Sam Bankman-Fried (pictured right), the supposed crypto wizard who built a ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has endured a tough week of losses across the board as the local ...

2 weeks ago | November 16, 2022

Bears camp on ZSE as Mid Caps falter

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange ended Tuesday’s trading session on a negative note with the mainstream All Share Index ...

3 weeks ago | November 11, 2022

ZSE: Waiting for Godot

Kudzanai Sharara “Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it’s awful!” This is one of the most quotable quotes in ...

Volatile market: Individual stocks or invest in an ETF?

The face-off Inflation is stuck in overdrive, a potential recession is hanging over our heads, and the Dow Jones ...

3 weeks ago | November 10, 2022

Profit taking persists on ZSE

Business Writer The ZSE All Share Index was down a further 211.08 points or 1,41 percent on Wednesday to close the ...

4 weeks ago | November 4, 2022

Emerging stocks flash a 2008 financial crisis signal

The price-earnings ratio of the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets Index, based on trailing 12-month profits, has fallen ...

Warehousing space demand surges

Enacy Mapakame Experts in the real estate sector say supply for warehousing space has remained limited resulting in a ...

World’s top bankers expect markets to stay turbulent

Central banks will get inflation under control, but there will be turbulence in the near-term due to monetary tightening ...

1 month ago | October 28, 2022

Zimplow: Inside the business I love most

Sylvester Mupanduki Despite efforts to restructure the business between FY2011 and FY2017, Zimplow only managed to grow ...

Business leaders cry foul over RBZ high interest rate

Michael Tome Business Writer Zimbabwe’s business lobby groups have claimed that the country’s current export earnings ...

Will Gabon’s economy benefit from Africa’s metals boom?

Mechanical diggers are hard at work in the yellowish landscape of the Moanda open-cast mine in Gabon. This region ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Business Writer Equities on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) extended weekly gains, which saw all ...

1 month ago | October 21, 2022

The dead cat bounce

Rufaro Hozheri “What’s the position on Standard Oil? Standard Oil is down by 14 percent and still dropping! This was ...

Key to AfCFTA success is industrial policy, not trade policy

Earlier this month the Secretary General of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, His Excellency ...

2 months ago | October 14, 2022

Edgars guns for US dollar sales

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara A few months ago, Edgars Stores Limited, decided to display prices of merchandise in US ...