Economy, OpinionMarch 27, 2021

Weekly Capital Market Review (22nd to 26th March 2021)  
In the battle of opposites, trading activity on the bond market was quite mundane as there were no trades recorded throughout the week. The equities market is glory was restored as it completely dominated the bond market which is a very rare occurrence. As it recorded a score of 100% to 0% on the bond […]

Economy, OpinionMarch 27, 2021

Weekly Stock Market Review (22nd to 26th March 2021)
In the fourth week of March 2021 trading on the LuSE, six companies’ securities recorded trades of which SHOPRITE HOLDINGS was the highest priced security in comparison to week 4 of March 2020 with seven securities and AEL ZAMBIA as the highest priced. Fridays’ equities trading was the best performance of the week. Trading activity […]

EconomyMarch 26, 2021

Daily FiZ – Friday 26/03
Story of the Day: Zambian Breweries’ water strategy is focused on working within our brewery network; engaging out-grower schemes, non-profit organisations, Central and local Government to ensure as much water as possible is conserved throughout our value chain. Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Telecom According to the Zambia Statistics Agency release […]

EconomyMarch 25, 2021

Daily FiZ – Thursday 25/03
Story of the Day: On 30th March, the ZCCM IH Board will host its investors at an Extra Ordinary General Meeting to seek its shareholders’ approval for the Transaction whereby it will acquire 90% of the issued shares of Mopani Copper Mines Plc (being all of the issued shares in Mopani which it currently does […]

Economy, RetailMarch 24, 2021

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 24/03
Story of the Day: Over the past few months every Zambian citizen has experienced an extremely sharp rise in the cost of living. As exports rose, we hit K9 billion in trade surplus for the first time in more than a year. But an over dependence on South African imports has left the country reeling, […]

EconomyMarch 23, 2021

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 23/03
Story of the Day: Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a pan-African technology group, today announces the culmination of its extensive business transformation from being a telecommunications and digital services provider to a full one-stop-shop technology group through a group-wide rebrand. Read more  Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid Telecom Zambia and Zimbabwe are piloting a Common [&

Economy, OpinionMarch 22, 2021

Are all employees in Zambia entitled to housing?
Between 1996 and 1997, the Government of the Republic of Zambia introduced a home empowerment scheme for employees of the Government and public entities which permitted groups of employees to purchase houses. Under this policy, the eligible employees were those who were sitting tenants during the course of employment and had not yet been paid […]

EconomyMarch 22, 2021

Daily FiZ- Monday 22/03
Story of the Day: When the President of Zambia announced the Economic Recovery Plan (ERP) for the period 2020 to 2023, many sectors were identified that would be key priority areas for the country’s turnaround. ZCCM IH’s key focus area in its new strategy was one of those areas. Read more  Local Business and Finance […]

Economy, OpinionMarch 20, 2021

Weekly Bond Market Diary (15th to 19th March 2020)
Three weeks into March 2021 bond trading, only three days recorded trades throughout the week of which Mondays bond trading was the best performing for the week. Bonds of total face value of K867,152,000 were transacted in 17 trades, yielding a market value sales of K387,894,000. The bond market continues to dominate the equities market, […]

Economy, OpinionMarch 20, 2021

Weekly Capital Market Review (15th to 19th March 2021)  
Three weeks into March 2021 bond trading on the LuSE, and about this time last year is when the Zambia Economy felt the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic as it was around this time when places begun to shut down and we entered our own form of lockdown. The equities market is still not looking […]