ZiG: So far so good

ZiG is backed by gold and cash reserves, with the central bank saying this week that it wants to bolster gold reserves to support the currency.
By Newsday Jul. 19, 2024

Into ZiG’s first 100 days

The Zimbabwe Gold (ZiG) was introduced in the 2024 Monetary Policy Statement in early April 2024, a few months after the appointment of a
By Rufaro Hozheri Jul. 19, 2024

Editor’s Memo: De-dollarisation: Policy consistency needed

Zimbabwe has battled currency instability over the years. One of the reasons for this is policy inconsistency.
By Faith Zaba Jul. 19, 2024

‘Tax move to power ZSE rebound’

In a highly liquid market, the bid-ask spreads narrow, meaning the difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers ask decreases.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jul. 12, 2024

Authorities must stay the course on ZiG stability

The revisions consider the significant and urgent downside impacts of the El Nino-induced drought on the economy that authorities had initially underestimated.
By Zvikomborero Sibanda Jul. 12, 2024

Ceteris Paribus: ZiG a gamble in a volatile world

However, this gold linkage, with its possible upsides, has proved to be a rather double-edged sword, with potentially reduced control over fluctuations.
By Tinashe Duma Jul. 12, 2024

Shortage of ZiG coins, notes affects Byo vendors

Bulawayo Streetwise Informal Traders Association director Percy Mcijo told Southern Eye that the shortage of ZiG coins and notes is making the lives of vendors difficult.
By Patricia Sibanda Jul. 11, 2024

Go back to mortgage lending, building society told

This has left, most workers in both the public and private sectors struggling to buy or build houses.
By Blessed Ndlovu Jul. 8, 2024

Ceteris Paribus: ZSE and VFEX bullish in June, can this be sustained?

The Central Bank’s tight money supply stance curtailed inflation and exchange rate movement during the month, particularly on the parallel market.
By Tinashe Duma Jul. 5, 2024