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Piggy has had the privilege to attend conferences, breakfast meetings and various economic forums that revolve around the Zimbabwean economy. An interesting observation is that after all discussions and debates at such events, everyone (including guest speakers that are in most cases Ministers or Permanent Secretaries) usually comes out with one conclusion: There is need …

For any follower of economic events in Zimbabwe, it would appear that the economy is on a “merry-go-round”. Two things have just repeated themselves: (1) a Foreign Exchange Auction System has been re-introduced and (2) trading on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has been suspended. This is economic history repeating itself and readers would recall …

Human rights, free elections, inclusiveness, equality, freedom of assembly and expression, rule of law are some of the ideals that have been endorsed and are being promoted in modern day societies. Democracy is the fundamental component. It is basically a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing legislation. …

Piggy recently participated in a debate on whether Zimbabwe should re-dollarise or not. As expected, all panellists agreed that Zimbabwe has already dollarised unofficially as evidenced by the wide use of foreign currency in private transactions (as a unit of account, a medium of exchange and as a store of value). Dollarisation discussions have come …

Piggy discusses the impact of the suspension of ZSE trading activity on investor sentiment. Investors should also consider other alternative trading and investing platforms where they can trade instruments such as forex, indices, commodities and global equities. (Click on Image) Learn more about trading and investing in shares and forex by being part of the …

Piggy is concerned about the deteriorating macro-economic fundamentals in Zimbabwe and the impact it has on household incomes.  Here are some important facts that have to be considered; The official inflation in Zimbabwe reached 765.6% in April from 676.4% in March 2020, amid a weak exchange rate and climate-induced food shortages which were aggravated by …

Following on our discussion on “The Future of Jobs”, it is becoming clearer that the gig economy is the new order given the cultural changes that are being driven by the Covid-19 pandemic. A gig economy is basically a free market system in which temporary positions are common and companies hire independent workers for short-term …

The piggybankadvisor.com platform provides access to articles and blogs that assist individuals and households to develop knowledge in areas such as investing, stock and forex trading and general personal finance. Piggy is currently running some Online FX Trading courses to help Traders sharpen their skills in the exciting world of Global Markets Trading. Piggy has …

Following the unbundling of Econet into two separate entities (Econet Wireless Zimbabwe and Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe Limited), there has been misapprehension amongst most analysts that Econet Wireless Zimbabwe might have lost its lustre. This could have been triggered by the fact that the cash-generating mobile money business (Ecocash) is now housed in Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe …

Piggy discusses why it makes sense to start your own trading business. Learn about investing by joining a piggybankadvisor.com WhatsApp based group today. Contact the Administrator on +263 78 358 4745 Visit Piggy’s Art & Collectibles platform and BUY art pieces from various artists in Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa. Here is the link; …

In a conversation about immigration sometime back in 2018, President Donald Trump sparked “world-wide rage” when he referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and an assortment of African nations as “shithole countries” during a closed-door meeting with congressional leaders. Trump also reportedly complained that Nigerian immigrants would never “go back to their huts” and that Haitians …

Piggy discusses the “new poor” in Zimbabwe Learn about investing by joining a piggybankadvisor.com WhatsApp based group today. Contact the Administrator on +263 78 358 4745 Visit Piggy’s Art & Collectibles platform and BUY art pieces from various artists in Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa. Here is the link; https://piggybankadvisor.com/shop/ Listen to our daily podcast: What is …