Economy, OpinionJune 1, 2022

Weekly Capital Market Report (23rd to 27th May 2022)
Four weeks into the month of May, trading on the Lusaka Stock Exchange. There was no trades recorded on the bond market, quite a mundane week leaving the equities market to completely dominate the capital market. In regards to the equities market Zanaco Plc recorded the highest turnover throughout the week.  Equity Market In the […]

Economy, OpinionJune 1, 2022

Weekly Stock Market Review (23rd to 27th May 2022)
In the Fourth Week of May 2022, sixteen companies securities’ recorded trades of which Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines was the highest priced security. Monday was the best performing day of the week. Trading activity was recorded in AFRICA EXPLOSIVES CORPORATION LIMITED, BATA, BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO ZAMBIA, COPPERBELT ENERGY CORPORATION, CHILANGA CEMENT, INVESTRUST, PUMA, STANDARD CHARTER

EconomyJune 1, 2022

Daily FiZ – Wednesday 01/06
Story of the Day The relationship between the ecosystem and economy has proved that economic solutions cannot be derived in isolation from nature. Economic benefits are directly deduced from nature, agricultural produce, minerals, water, livestock, and forests thus, positioning nature at the core of economic growth. However, over the years the rapid deterioration of the […]

EconomyMay 31, 2022

Nature Based Solutions – WWF Zambia Partners with SEC, LuSE..
The relationship between the ecosystem and economy has proved that economic solutions cannot be derived in isolation from nature. Economic benefits are directly deduced from nature, agricultural produce, minerals, water, livestock, and forests thus, positioning nature at the core of economic growth. However, over the years the rapid deterioration of the natural environment has produced […]

EconomyMay 31, 2022

Daily FiZ – Tuesday 31/05
Story of the Day The North-Western Province Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NWPCCI) has welcomed First Quantum Minerals’ US$1.35 billion investment package in two new projects in the province, and says its members are ready to capitalise on the opportunities. The mining firm recently approved plans to invest US$1.25 billion in its expansion of Kansanshi’s […]

EconomyMay 30, 2022

Single Digit Inflation on the Tabs by H1 2022 as Zambia’s Inflation Decelerates for the 10th Month in a Row in May.
–Article republished with permission  Despite being in default on its external debt portfolio, Zambia’s macroeconomic environment has improved notably in recent months. Among key macroeconomic fundamentals that have evolved favorably is the country’s consumer price inflation which, although being above target of 6-8% for more than 3 year, has decelerated significantly. This positive dev

EconomyMay 30, 2022

Daily FiZ – Monday 30/05
Story of the Day The signing of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – Zambia Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has potential to create additional business for financial institutions with presence in both countries. In April 2022, Zambia and DRC signed a Cooperation Agreement to manufacture electric batteries. This historical cooperation agreement is aimed at facilitating […]

EconomyMay 26, 2022

Daily FiZ – Thursday 26/05
Story of the Day Metal Fabricators Zambia (ZAMEFA) has recorded a 10 percent reduction in revenue at the end of its latest financial year, according to a statement from the company. “Revenue at ZMW1 030 million is 10% lower than the prior period (2021: ZMW1 145 million)”, read the statement published on SENS on 20 […]

Economy, OpinionMay 25, 2022

Weekly Bond Market Diary (16th to 20th May 2022)
Three weeks into May 2021 bond trading, only two days during the week recorded trades of which Tuesdays’ bond trading was the best performance of the week.  Bonds of total face value of K167,909,000 were transacted in 15 trades, resulting in a market value sales of K107,770,130.  Bonds are a low risk investment issued when […]

Economy, OpinionMay 25, 2022

Weekly Capital Market Report (16th to 20th May 2022)
Three weeks into the month of May 2022, trading on the Lusaka Stock Exchange. In the battle of opposites yet again the bond market dominated the equities market recording a 100% although there were on two days that recorded trades on the bond market, it still held its glory, In regards to the equities market, […]