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According to World Bank data, global exports as a percentage of GDP picked up 35 percentage points, from 31% in 1975 to 61% in 2008.
By Tafara Mtutu Sep. 2, 2022
Zim bourse in limbo
Up until this point, the stock market had been a fair hedge against the depreciation of the local currency.
By Tafara Mtutu Sep. 9, 2022
SARCOF-26 springs hope in agric and energy sectors
One of the mining sector’s debilitating constraints has been power.
By Tafara Mtutu Sep. 16, 2022
Squeezing value from dividends
We unpack the theory behind the information content of dividends and contextualise it below.
By Tafara Mtutu Sep. 23, 2022
Recovery eludes tourism
That said, we opine that the sector’s upbeat recovery will contend with the upcoming elections and global recession fears.
By Tafara Mtutu Sep. 30, 2022
On the precipice of a recession
The increase came barely a few weeks after the European Central Bank announced its second interest rate hike.
By Tafara Mtutu Oct. 7, 2022
Will exchange rates converge?
zimbabwe has been experiencing macroeconomic stability since 2016 when the failure of the bond notes birthed the parallel market.
By Tafara Mtutu Oct. 21, 2022
Rise, retail investor
Retail investors also lower price volatility because they have varied investment horizons, no recurrent legal obligations, and no investment policy statements to adhere to.
By Tafara Mtutu Oct. 28, 2022
Tigere REIT’s IPO gets off ground
The PBV model, on the other hand, ascertains a fair price of the REIT based on comparable instruments’ PBV multiple and the REIT’s net asset value of US3,09c.
By Tafara Mtutu Nov. 4, 2022
Nedbank ZDRs demystified
The Nedbank ZDRs will be made up of the local Old Mutual Limited investors’ unbundled Nedbank shares and they will be listed on the VFEX
By Tafara Mtutu Nov. 11, 2022
Innscor Africa’s Nyathi takes on Delta’s Chibuku
There is much anticipation as the beer is set to roll out in the first months of 2023.
By Tafara Mtutu Nov. 18, 2022
Zim’s gold industry shines
Gold deliveries to the country’s sole buyer, Fidelity Printers and Refiners (FPR), slid to a record low in 2008 after high inflation
By Tafara Mtutu Nov. 25, 2022
Karo mining to list first bond on VFEX
PLANS initiated by Karo Mining Holdings (KMH) are underway to list a first-of-its-kind USD fixed income instrument on the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange.
By Tafara Mtutu Dec. 2, 2022
Fossil cements Lafarge acquisition
The cement industry has been experiencing a boom despite the overarching macro-economic challenges.
By Tafara Mtutu Dec. 9, 2022
The hits and misses of 2022 (I)
We expected the dismal rainfall patterns to ripple into Seed Co International’s top-line, specifically within its East Africa strategic business unit.
By Tafara Mtutu Dec. 16, 2022
The hits and misses of 2022 (II)
OUR analysis of the surprise announcements presented by the president on the evening of May 7, 2022 proved to be spot on.
By Tafara Mtutu Dec. 23, 2022
Zim economic outlook (I)
According to Bloomberg’s 2023 compilation of global economic outlook reports, no other year has had such high expectations for a recession like this year.
By Tafara Mtutu Jan. 6, 2023
Zim outlook (II): The road ahead
We delve into some of the quantitative and qualitative variables that influence parallel market rates in order to assess the direction of exchange rates.
By Tafara Mtutu Jan. 13, 2023
Zim sectoral outlook 2023
The 2022/23 agriculture season is set to benefit from the above-average rainfall throughout the period
By Tafara Mtutu Jan. 20, 2023
Top stock picks for 2023
We identify four stocks that exhibit one or more of these characteristics, namely Innscor Africa, Delta Corporation, Simbisa Brands, and Hippo Valley Estates.
By Tafara Mtutu Jan. 27, 2023
Inside Zimra’s revenues
We note similarities with South Africa whose personal income tax, VAT, and corporate income tax account for 37%, 27% and 17%, respectively.
By Tafara Mtutu Feb. 3, 2023
VFEX’s allure after the MPC
The foreign currency retention on domestic sales was also increased to 85%.
By Tafara Mtutu Feb. 10, 2023
Telecoms: ‘New normal’ or is it ‘back to normal’?
Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic grounded the world to a halt, many analysts declared that the ensuing period marked a new normal for business and life in general.
By Tafara Mtutu Feb. 17, 2023
Are ZW$ valuations still relevant?
We add that inflation is too volatile for valuations that make assumptions about the next 10 years.
By Tafara Mtutu Feb. 24, 2023
Push, pull effects on agric season
THE 2022/23 agriculture season is at its tail-end for many crops as marked by the scheduled official opening of the tobacco selling floor on March 8 2023.
By Tafara Mtutu Mar. 3, 2023
Zim’s economic misfire
Inexplicable revenue growth in inflation-adjusted results in the absence of commensurate real growth is also to be expected.
By Tafara Mtutu Mar. 10, 2023
US bank failure jolts investors
Emerging from the ashes of its failure is a story of the cruel effects of an aggressively contractionary monetary policy on a niche bank.
By Tafara Mtutu Mar. 17, 2023
West Property plans VFEX listing
West Property was established in 2007 as a privately owned property development company by founder and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Sharpe.
By Tafara Mtutu Mar. 24, 2023
Deafening silence on Zim’s bond market
An efficient government bond market is typically the starting point of the bond market.
By Tafara Mtutu Mar. 31, 2023
Govt bars Chiadzwa trust from gem indaba ...Members claim backlash over ‘shady’ US$400m ZCDC deal
Mar. 31, 2023
Reserve Bank slashes policy rate
Mar. 31, 2023
US embassy slams door on sanctioned firms
Mar. 31, 2023
Falling lithium prices worry miner... as US$275m plant kicks off production
Mar. 31, 2023
FCB lays VFEX roadmap as revenues rebound
Mar. 31, 2023