EconomyJanuary 21, 2022

Daily FiZ – Friday 21/01
Story of the Day Aljoša Asanović has been named the new Head of the Zambia Football National Team. The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Winners chose not to renew former Nkana Rangers boss Beston Chambeshi’s contract last month after the team failed to qualify for both the World Cup and Afcon tournaments being held this […]

EconomyJanuary 20, 2022

Daily FiZ – Thursday 20/01
Story of the Day As 2022 begins, COVID-19 and its economic and societal consequences continue to pose a critical threat to the world. Vaccine inequality and a resultant uneven economic recovery risk compounding social fractures and geopolitical tensions. In the poorest 52 countries—home to 20% of the world’s people—only 6% of the population had been […]

EconomyJanuary 19, 2022

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 19/01
Story of the Day Real Estate Investments Zambia has announced the appointment of veteran engineer, Samson Zulu as a member of its board, effective 1st January 2022 following the resignation of Mr. Chikusi Banda on 10 June 2021, according to a published statement from the company. Read more Local Business and Finance Sponsored By Liquid […]

EconomyJanuary 18, 2022

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 18/01
Story of the Day According to an analysis conducted by Business Insider, the Lusaka Stock Exchange has been voted the best performing stock exchange in Africa for 2021. This comes following an aggregate gain of 93% in the total value of shares on the exchange. The LSE’s strong performance eclipsed that of fellow stock exchanges […]

RetailJanuary 17, 2022

Daily FiZ – Monday 17/01
Story of the Day According to a report by IT News Africa, MTN Zambia and Huawei have signed an agreement in order to facilitate the 5G network pilot program. MTN Zambia, the largest telecom in the country based on mobile subscribers, will also be one of the first telecoms in the region to deploy a […]

EconomyJanuary 14, 2022

Daily FiZ – Friday 14/01
Story of the Day In the final week of December 2021 bond trading, there were no bonds that recorded trades, Throughout the month only week one and two recorded trading activity on the bond market. Bonds are a low risk investment issued when the government borrows money from its people. You can purchase bonds using […]

EconomyJanuary 13, 2022

Daily FiZ – Thursday 13/01
Story of the Day Unicorn financial technology company, OPay Global, has appointed James Chona as its Chief Executive Officer for their Zambia operation. According to James’ LinkedIn profile, until recently, he was Airtel Money Country Director where he had served for 3 years. He joins Opay which has in less than three years, gone from […]

EconomyJanuary 12, 2022

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 12/01
Story of the Day In the final week of December 2021, yet another week of no trades on the bond market. Thus far throughout the month three consecutive weeks have not recorded trades on the bond market. The equities market completely dominated the bond market recording a 100%. Read more Local Business and Finance Sponsored […]

RetailJanuary 11, 2022

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 11/01
Story of the Day Annual inflation for December, 2021 decreased to 16.4 percent from 19.3 percent recorded in November 2021. This means that on average, prices of goods and services increased by 16.4 percent between December 2020 and December 2021. The slowdown in annual inflation was attributed to favourable price movements in both food and […]

EconomyJanuary 10, 2022

Daily FiZ – Monday 10/01
Story of the Day The Stanbic Bank Zambia PMI was down slightly to 51.5 in December of 2021 from 51.8 in November but continued to signal improvements in the health of the private sector in December, helped by a further acceleration in the pace of new order growth. New business rose by expanding employment and […]