Monday, January 22, 2018
London. — Palladium has been the clear shining star in the precious metals sector, with the price pushing to a 17-year high in the final trading week of the year. March palladium futures last traded at $1 045,65 an ounce, up more than 50 percent since the start of the...
A total of 44,1 million National Breweries shares traded on the Lusaka Stock Exchange Tuesday signalling Delta Corporation’s purchase of about 70 percent of the Zambian brewer. At the close of LuSE trading on Tuesday, total traded volume on the Main tier was 44 102 300 shares, of which Natbrew,...
Jeffrey Gogo Central bank chief Dr John Mangudya last week expressed the same kind of fears that every other global monetary authority before him has shown, a fear of the unknown: cryptocurrencies as a conduit for financial crime. And other such economic risks. Bitcoin — the “posterboy” of the cryptocurrency revolution...
Mamvura’s Market Minute If anyone tells you they knew what was going to happen this year, they are utter liars. This year was unpredictable, largely because of Operation Restore Legacy, and what would have happened if the “military arbitration” had not taken place. Would the Industrials index have ended the year...
The Lusaka Stock Exchange last week launched a new trading, clearing settlement system. The system, which went live on December 18, enhances the LuSE’s profile as a dynamic and fast developing market, equiped to meet the challenges and technological needs of an increasingly complex local and international capital market...
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange benchmark Industrials Index closed the week 4,22 percent softer due to losses in most heavyweights with Seed Co and Econet both falling by more than 14 percent over the week. Barclays, Innscor, BAT and Delta also declined over the week on low value trades. The Industrials...
Mamvura’s Market Minute The RBZ governor is on record for saying that manufacturers are “cry babies” when it comes to forex. But what Dr Mangudya was probably trying to say is that for the forex demanded by manufacturers, the forex returned in the form of a manufactured good does not...
Taurai Mangudhla Micro-finance Enterprise Untu Capital (Untu) on Wednesday said the $5 million mobile debt instrument due is expected to change the face of Zimbabwe’s capital markets by casting the net wider to the low income earners. Investors across the world are able to lend money to Untu and get an...
Kudzanai Sharara Government has granted prescribed asset status to Afreximbank’s Depository Receipts worth $300 million. The depositary receipts (DR), which will be listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius and is being managed by SBM Asset Mangers as lead arranger, opens Afreximbank’s shareholding to the investing public, including Zimbabwean investors, and...
--- Industry strategy seeks to grow hectarage by 2 000ha --- To generate $25 million export earnings Business Writer --- Zimbabwe’s coffee industry requires at least $65 million to boost production mainly by small scale farmers, according to the sector’s five year development draft strategy. At least 4 700 hectares would be planted...