Taking Stock

1 hour ago | May 20, 2022

Stock market bubble pricked

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

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 ...

1 month 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 months 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 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 ...

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 months 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 ...

4 months 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 ...

4 months 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 ...

6 months 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 ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Enacy Mapakame Equities on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) continued to trend downwards during the week ahead of the ...

SA financial cycle positive since 2016

South Africa’s financial cycle shifted to an upward phase for the first time in five years. The measure of variables ...

7 months ago | October 8, 2021

How investment funds can drive the green transition

The transition to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions requires unprecedented change by companies and governments, as well ...

September was a good month for stocks

Kudzanai Sharara Early September I got a distress call from one of the retail investors I am mentoring. He had been ...

Yellen defends IRS rule

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is defending a Biden administration proposal that would require banks to report data ...

10 months 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 ...