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The Economic Integration Theme
Several economists contend that economic integration can improve the welfare of individual countries. Piggy notes that the definition of economic integration encompasses all the different agreements between countries that include the elimination of trade barriers and aligning monetary and fiscal policies which then leads to a more inter-connected global economy. In fact, another term to…
Passion Investing
Investing is no longer driven by just ticker symbols and traditional asset classes such as shares, properties, and commodities. This has changed as there is now room for passion-aligned investing that extends from digital art to sports clips and cat cartoons. A new trend that is baffling many is that of the investment in Non-Fungible…
The Collaborative Economy
The collaborative or sharing economy is an emerging phenomenon that is shaping the cultural, economic and social landscape of the modern world. Applications of the sharing economy concept have found their way into various areas. For example, in finance, the collaborative economy means person-to-person banking and crowd-driven investment models that decentralise finance, with examples including…
A golden opportunity
Piggy has noted with interest that the norm amongst most investors all over the world is that they tend to buy and hold gold during periods of uncertainty. This includes periods when there are geopolitical risks such as the Russian/Ukraine war as well as global pandemics. Another trend is that investors are increasingly looking at…
The Zimbabwe Annual Investor Forum
State-owned enterprises have long provided crucial infrastructure, goods, and services across different economic sectors in Zimbabwe. At their peak, Parastatals and State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) formed the engine of the Zimbabwean economy with a combined contribution of c40% to Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Historically, these companies raised money directly from governments, or with the benefit of…