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Enter slowbalisation

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

Deducing WestProp’s market value

The main reason for this is to offer flexibility to customer as it pertains to final outlook of their property.
By Tafara Mtutu Apr. 6, 2023