Few things fill a Zimbabwean with fear and dread more than the word "Zimdollar". So, it was no surprise when news that Zimbabwe had declared the RTGS the sole local currency, one more step in the country’s...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just released a report on Zimbabwe. In the report, the IMF acknowledges the commitment by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to stabilise Zimbabwe’s economy. The Fund...
Exporters are holding on to more than US$1 billion, amid biting foreign currency shortages in the country, Finance Ministry permanent secretary George Guvamatanga revealed on Tuesday, but government hopes the central bank’s intervention on the forex market...
Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube’s statement to Parliament on Wednesday was short on details of how government intends to tackle the multiple crises buffeting the economy. He, however, presented new budget and GDP figures, following...
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...
Zimbabwe’s currency reforms have not gone far enough and complete liberalization is needed to end a critical shortage of foreign exchange that is hampering business, senior executives from the nation’s mining industry said. Zimbabwe...
With one eye fixed on the exchange rate, panicky Zimbabwe’s business owners have been raising their prices to keep pace. Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says these businesses are doing it wrong; focus on inflation forecasts, he says,...
The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), the country’s largest and most influential business grouping, says the recently introduced interbank forex market has not performed up to expectations. CZI, in their response to the...
Results just released by Old Mutual Limited, South Africa’s number two insurer and the holding company of Old Mutual Zimbabwe, show the impact of Zimbabwe’s currency reforms on the accounts of companies operating in the country.
With foreign currency on the new interbank market still a trickle, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is pushing companies in the productive sectors to the front of the queue of forex buyers. A directive issued...
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