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ZSE two more indices
  • Zimbabwe Stock Exchange profiles the Agriculture and Exchange Traded Fund indices introduced on April 1, 2022.
  • The Introduction of sectoral indices followed the adoption of the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
  • The settlement base values for both indices were  placed at 100 but ZSE ETF index back-test to January 1, 2022.

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has profiled two more sector indices, the Agriculture and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) indices. The profiles of the indices are with effect from April 1, 2022. This brings the total number of sectoral indices to ten while total market indices add to fifteen. The Agriculture index, tracks the performance of companies in the agricultural sector. The ETF index is tailor made to measure the trading performance of the three listed ETFs. In separate announcements, the ZSE said that the base value for the two indices was 100, but the ETF index back-test to January

Tanganda Tea Estates, Zimbabwe.

There is a lot of hype around the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE).

For instance, it is said to have had the best performance of African stock market indices over the first nine months of 2020, according to a consolidated report by the African Markets platform. During that period the Zimbabwe All-Share Index, the main index of this financial market, grew by 612 per cent.

This was when values were calculated using local currency. When the values are calculated using US$ and Euros the market still posted some very impressive returns of 46.6 per cent and 40 per cent respectively. This implies that investors who made hard currency investments in African markets made the most money from their investments in Zimbabwe… A caveat is in order here because these are merely statistics…


In 2020, only Malawi and Rwanda had their stock markets post positive returns albeit marginal with returns of 6.8 …