It is fascinating that much of what humans do in life is searching for something. Life in itself requires one to find a good education, a job or income generating activity and most importantly a life-partner. Those who are lucky enough also find happiness. “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you …

The word “Zombie” is mostly associated with “the walking dead” in horror movies but is defined as a will-less and speechless human (as in voodoo belief and in fictional stories) held to have died and been supernaturally reanimated. In business and economics,zombie firms are not a new phenomenon. These are companies that need bailouts in …

Many people out there have the misconception that stock trading is a mysterious endeavor that is governed by a set of laws different from those for an ordinary business. The fact is that the stock market is all about making money. Quite simply, if you buy stock in a company that is doing well and …

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Abraham Lincoln, an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 to 1865 once said, we quote, “I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the …

If Warren Buffett was an active investor on Zimbabwean equity markets, he would certainly be buying into FINSEC-listed Old Mutual Zimbabwe Limited (OMZIL). As many readers would know, Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway is a conglomerate with dozens of companies in its holding company system. Within Berkshire Hathaway, however, there are insurance entities such as …

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States and one of the greatest American leaders once said; “The best way to predict your future is to create it”. One industry that has indeed been reshaping its future in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic is the Global Luxury Brands Sector. As illustrated in the …

Piggy has been receiving disturbing enquiries from disgruntled shareholders over the past couple of weeks regarding the late release of Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC) financial results. Sadly, he has not been able to give a straight answer. The mining group has failed to meet Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) publication deadlines and has also been shifting …

There has been calls by the government to grow annual exports in the mining sector to USD12 billion by 2023 as part of the quest to position Zimbabwe as an Upper Middle-Income economy by 2030. In fact, mining and agriculture has been earmarked as the key anchors on which the Vision 2030 is premised. While …

The world has been changing at an alarming rate and we now live in what is called the “information age”.  The internet has changed how business is being done as IoT (The Internet of Things) and Artificial Intelligence has taken centre stage. In the same vein, global financial markets have been evolving with new instruments …

Most Techies out there should have been following how the Tik Tok saga is panning out in the USA.  The US government has essentially forced Chinese tech company ByteDance to sell its TikTok app to an American firm to keep operating in the US.  This move by the US government has been informed by several …

In our recently published article titled “Beware of Charles Ponzi and Bernie Madoff”, we look into how two personalities became the “face of financial evil” and led to the death of trust in investment circles. However, it would be careless for us to paint every portfolio manager or trader with the same brush as there …