Economy, OpinionNovember 6, 2021

Weekly Capital Market Review (25th to 29th October 2021)  
In the final week of the month, the equities market completely dominated the bond market recording a score of 99% to 1%, which is a one percentage higher than the fourth week of October 2020. During the week the face value was less than the market sales on the bond market, the face value is […]

EconomyNovember 5, 2021

Daily FiZ – Friday 05/11
Story of the Day: Domestic debt impacts negatively on the private sector which is supposed to fuel the economy, as observed in the developed world. Domestic debt makes borrowing expensive as a result of the relatively narrow investor groups in Africa. The Zambian domestic debt is of concern to the new government. In a Ministerial […]

EconomyNovember 4, 2021

Daily FiZ – Thursday 04/11
Story of the Day: In a media engagement held by World Wildlife Fund for Nature in collaboration with other partner organizations HIVOS Zambia, Centre for Environment Justice, The Zambia Climate Change network, House of Ruth Foundation as well as The Zambia community based natural resources management forum. On Wednesday the 27th October, 2021 with Guest […]

Economy, OpinionNovember 4, 2021

Zambia: Will it address Food, Fuel, and Finance implications of Climate Change?
The COP26:  People Planet Partnerships This previous weekend over 20,000 people from around the world including world leaders descended onto Glasgow in Scotland to attend a two-week conference called COP26.  The Conference of the Parties (COP) since its adoption in 1992, and the signing of the treaty in 1994 has been a supreme decision-making body […]

EconomyNovember 3, 2021

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 03/11
Story of the Day: A considerable number of articles have been written and published on how to help students prepare and pass their exams and in tyre, obtain a qualification. However, very few materials – if any, is written and made available which is designed and focused on helping students develop and improve their emotional […]

EconomyNovember 3, 2021

ZNBS in View
Possessing the vision of being the premier banking and housing finance institution with the leading market share in Zambia, ZNBS has been on a mission to provide mortgage finance, banking and property services since its establishment in 1968 (amended 1970) under the Builder’s Society Act. It is the biggest government-owned parastatal in the country. Having […]

EconomyNovember 2, 2021

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 02/11
Story of the Day: According to Citi researchers, the initial commentary on the economic outlook for Zambia following HH’s victory has been generally positive. In particular, most analysts have highlighted the recent appreciation of the Kwacha on the back of strong portfolio inflows into the domestic debt market as an important factor in helping reduce […]

EconomyOctober 31, 2021

Daily FiZ – Monday 01/11
Story of the Day: Following the UPND Government’s commitment to align the education sector programs and National Development plans enshrined in their manifesto to prioritize Education, Science and Skills development. Minister of Technology and Science, Felix Mutati, has tasked the Zambia Academy of Sciences to integrate concepts that will enhance the Science, technology and engineering [&hel

Economy, OpinionOctober 29, 2021

Purchasing Managers’ Index Review
When economists are concerned with the economy and anticipate change in direction, they ought to use one of the indicators called the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) so as to give special scrutiny. There were signs of encouragement for the Zambian private sector in August. New orders returned to growth, while firms expanded their workforce numbers […]

Economy, OpinionOctober 29, 2021

Zambia’s Domestic Debt and the Way Forward
Domestic debt impacts negatively on the private sector which is supposed to fuel the economy, as observed in the developed world. Domestic debt makes borrowing expensive as a result of the relatively narrow investor groups in Africa. The Zambian domestic debt is of concern to the new government. In a Ministerial statement, the Minister Dr […]