Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Mamvura’s Market Minute Some weeks back, Mamvura was thinking about what fired up the first real Great Stock Market Rally back in the early days of hyperinflation. The exchange rate had moved exponentially upwards in the early part of 2002 and in early August that year, the Industrials rose 15,5...
Johannesburg. — The price of eggs is set to increase further after a significant jump in the past few months, owing to the outbreak of the Avian Influenza during 2017. This is according to Paul Makube, senior agricultural economist at FNB Business, who said on Thursday that the impact of...
Gertrude Mawire On October 23, 2018, there were celebrations in the #openourborders fraternity. #openourborders refers to people and companies who are against the imposition of controls to manage importations into Zimbabwe. On that day, Cabinet had resolved to scrap the contentious SI 64 of 2016 (no SI122 of 2017) which made...
Kudzanai Sharara A block of Old Mutual Plc (OML) shares worth over $9 million changed hands on the local bourse on Monday this week. This is the biggest deal in the counter in a very long time, but the attraction has been intensified and strong for the better part of...
Hebert Zharare Zimbabwe’s tourism industry is set for a rebound as arrivals mainly from traditional markets are expected to hit the three million mark by 2020, a development that will see over 300 000 jobs being created in the sector. There is renewed hope from the country’s traditional markets and last...
Kudzai M. Mubaiwa The first quarter mantra has been that Zimbabwe is open for business. It is therefore appropriate to close the period with a simple qualitative reflection on the truth, or lack of it, in that statement for the small-scale enterprises. Running a thriving small business in Zimbabwe is no...
Happiness Zengeni and Golden Sibanda Zimbabwe yesterday pronounced a cocktail of policy reforms that are pro-investor and business friendly, designed to usher in a new economic order that drives growth, job creation and investment, amid bullish sentiment about prospects for the coming year. Finance and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa projected...
Kudzai Mubaiwa We looked into various important aspects of small business last year, namely the undoubted contribution of small business at national level, the current policy situation, business growth stages, different types of business models, capital raising, marketing and strategy for small business. Each of these aspects is implemented by the...
Business Writer Econet Wireless Zimbabwe says transaction errors on its mobile payment platform EcoCash cannot be completely deterred due to inevitable system failures, but errors such as double debits from a single transaction can be rectified in 24 hours. The telecoms services provider said that in the event of failed transactions...
In this day and age, when one walks into a big company be it a bank or any recognised organisation you are greeted by a painting or a sculpture at the reception. Undoubtedly this draws one’s attention as it seems to stand out of the rest. In addition, it creates...