By Perry Munzwembiri Exactly 30 days after a harried Mthuli Ncube wrote to the International Monetary Fund pleading for debt relief and financial assistance to help Zimbabwe’s fight against Covid-19, the finance minister...
China’s Union Pay International on Wednesday added Steward Bank to its network of partners, expanding its footprint in Zimbabwe, where it has already signed up two other financial institutions. The use of international cards...
BARCLAYS Bank Zimbabwe becomes First Capital Bank in October, shedding its century-old brand, but the bank has already abandoned its former conservatism, gorging on government securities in a manner it never did under its previous owners. FMB Capital of Malawi...
On Monday, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya appeared before Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee, where he testified that his strategy to assume over $1 billion in bad bank loans had saved the economy from collapse. In...
SUGAR exports from Zimbabwe to the United States and regional markets declined 62 percent in the year ended March 2018, due to decreased production and increased local demand, industry giant Tongaat Hulett has reported. South Africa’s Tongaat Hulett dominates Zimbabwe’s...
Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has ordered the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to submit a list of all 1,016 beneficiaries of the central bank’s non-performing loan bail-out scheme within the next two weeks.
FBC Bank managing director Webster Rusere says the bank still allows forex cash withdrawals for depositors holding ‘free funds’, allaying fears raised by a leaked internal circular which appeared to change rules on the operation of foreign...
Zimbabwe’s largest bank says the U.S Treasury Department has cleared it of having to pay a US$385 million penalty for processing transactions on behalf of a local lender that was under American sanctions. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control...
AGRIBANK, the state-owned agro-lender, has announced it has secured a US$30 million line of credit from the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa to fund agriculture. Agribank also announced it was raising an additional $40 million through flotation of agro-bills...
By Melanie Robinson and Niculin Jaeger The World Bank says remittances to low and middle income countries will fall by 20 percent in 2020 because of coronavirus. The UK and Switzerland are taking action. The coronavirus pandemic and its economic effects...
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