Taking Stock

2 weeks ago | February 2, 2024

Of soaring inflation, widening trade gap and booming stock market

Kudzanai Sharara Zimbabwe’s economic outlook faces complex challenges as highlighted by recent data. While the stock ...

8 months ago | June 23, 2023

Industry must be built on primary base

While many point out, correctly, that around 80 percent of goods on our shelves are supplied by Zimbabwean companies, ...

1 year ago | February 10, 2023

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame A bullish sentiment prevailed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) as the market registered gains for the ...

2 years ago | August 12, 2022

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Weakness persisted on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) during a holiday-shortened week which saw all the ...

Forex underwriting to drive insurance sector growth

Enacy Mapakame The Insurance and Pension Commission (IPEC) says it is banking on underwriting business in foreign ...

2 years ago | August 5, 2022

Of gold coins and the stock market

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara Investors who bought gold coins on the first day of trading are already enjoying ...

2 years ago | June 24, 2022

Replacing coal with renewable energy could pay for itself

The world may gain an estimated US$78 trillion over coming decades by making this energy transition. International ...

2 years ago | June 10, 2022

Is the ZSE a value trap?

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara After performing a spirited rebound in late May into early June, the stock market is ...

2 years ago | May 20, 2022

Stock market bubble pricked

Kudzanai Sharara Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube last week described the rally that had ...

2 years 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 ...

2 years ago | April 8, 2022

The stock market and monetary policies

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Early this week the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe put in place a raft of measures meant to deal ...

2 years ago | March 25, 2022

Global Money Week: Lessons from my mother

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Global Money Week (GMW) is an annual global awareness-raising campaign on the importance ...

2 years 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 ...

Sluggish growth for Zimbabwe in 2022

For the year 2022, the RBZ estimated a GDP growth of 5,5 percent against the 2010-2020 average of 4,7 percent. This is ...

2 years ago | March 11, 2022

Investing in knowledge is key

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett is one of the richest and most respected ...

2 years ago | February 4, 2022

January not so good for stocks

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara On average the month of January seemed like a good one for investors after the stock ...

Sanctions: Economic weapon with a history of backfiring

As it threatens Russia with the toughest sanctions yet in the Ukraine standoff, the US is potentially doubling down on a ...

2 years ago | January 21, 2022

Education key to sensible investing

Taking Stock Kudzanai Sharara Capital markets regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe (SecZim) has ...

2 years ago | November 26, 2021

Withholding tax a slap in the face for ZSE investors

Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Investors on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange will now pay for the sins of speculators ...