Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Kudzanai Sharara The country's trade deficit continued on an upward trend for the half year to June and is now closer to the levels that were reached the whole of 2017. Figures released by the National Statistical Office show that though merchandise imports grew during the period, it was at a...
... Focused on unlocking shareholder value... Decision-making will be more decentralised Kudzanai Sharara The break-up of financial services group Old Mutual plc was completed on Tuesday this week when the Africa-focused business, now known as Old Mutual Limited, was primarily listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange as well as secondary listings...
Kudzanai Sharara Real disruption!” Is how a senior executive in the short-term insurance sector responded to the coming in of Econet’s mobile based insurance product into the short-term insurance space.“(It) throws out risk assessment, which is fundamental to our business,” said the expert who requested anonymity for professional reasons. By just...
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock “Enhancing financial stability to promote business confidence.” This was the theme of the 2018 Monetary Policy Statement presented by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Dr John Mangudya on Wednesday this week. Maintaining the stability of the financial system is a long-standing responsibility of any central bank in...
Meikles has consistently been voted as one of the best hotels in Zimbabwe and has a rich pedigree of distinction. Since 1992 Meikles Hotel has won the prestigious Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents (AZTA) award for Best City Hotel in Zimbabwe – that’s an astonishing 20 years! There has been...
JOHANNESBURG - The South African rand firmed against the globally hobbled dollar early on Friday ahead of the country’s credit review announcement by ratings agency Moody’s later in the day. The rand was 0.85 percent stronger at 14.5100 per dollar at 0650 GMT, having closed in New York at 14.6350. The...
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock Export figures released by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in its 2018 Monetary Policy Statement presentation last week provide the country with every reason to celebrate but also bring to the fore food for thought. Central bank governor Dr John Mangudya has, since the start of the...
Oliver Kazunga Players in Bulawayo’s tourism industry in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) have embarked on an aggressive awareness programme to market tourism products in the city.The initiative, which has been embraced by the Bulawayo City Council and the Bulawayo Publicity Association, is a brainchild of a local...
Kudzanai Sharara Taking Stock The grocery retail sector is witnessing intense promotional activities as retailers are going all out trying to lure customers into their stores. In the past, only two promotions were prominent, that’s the OK Grand Challenge and the TM Bargain Bonanza, but of late retailers have been increasingly...