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Browsing: Zimbabwe stock exchange
- The recent announcement of migration of African Sun Limited to the VFEX highlights the growing trend of local businesses shifting away from the ZSE and towards the more favourable investment environment provided by the VFEX.
- With its flexible exchange rate controls, lower trading fees, and ability to raise capital in hard currency, the VFEX offers a unique opportunity for businesses to enhance their marketability and market capitalisation.
- As more companies make the switch, the VFEX is likely to become the preferred choice for local businesses looking to raise capital and grow their operations.
Hospitality Group, African Sun Limited, has recently made the decision to migrate to the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange (VFEX), following a number of local business entities who have also made the switch from the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE). This move has sparked discussions regarding the reasons behind the shift and the benefits of listing on the VFEX.…
- It is unique that these companies declared US dollar dividends because it shows that they are committed to helping the Zimbabwean economy
- The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) had a positive performance in the year 2022.
- The All Share Index (ALSI) rose by 5.4 per cent and the Industrial Index (INDI) rose by 8.3 per cent.
Companies that have declared US dollar dividends on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange include Delta Corporation, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, Old Mutual, Seedco, Zimre Holdings, and ZB Financial Holdings.
The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) had a positive performance in the year 2022. The All Share Index (ALSI) rose by 5.4 per cent, the Industrial Index (INDI) rose by 8.3 per cent. The Mining Index (MINI) rose by 16.3 per cent, and the Top 10 Index (TOPI) rose by 8.9 per cent. This was a significant improvement from the previous year, where the All Share Index (ALSI) fell …
- Meikles seeks approval to delist from London Stock Exchange.
- The proposal will be among key issues to be discussed during the firm’s annual general meeting (AGM) next month, according to a notice to shareholders released on November 14, 2022.
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE)-listed diversified group Meikles Limited said it is seeking shareholder approval to delist from the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
The proposal will be among key issues to be discussed during the firm’s annual general meeting (AGM) next month, according to a notice to shareholders released on November 14, 2022. Meikles will hold its 85th AGM virtually on December 5.
“That the company cancels the listing of its 4 556 899 ordinary shares on the official list of the financial conduct authority and the trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange,” the company said in the notice under special business.
“That the directors of the company …
Fast food giant, Simbisa Brands Ltd., the firm that controls high-profile restaurant chains across African markets, spurred its planned VFEX listing, notifying investors in a comprehensive roadmap that the deal may be through by December 2, 2022.
Simbisa, which has risen from its Zimbabwean roots to establish a formidable African network, executes its strategy through a string of high-end hospitality brands that include the flagship Chicken Inn, Pizza Inn, Creamy Inn and Bakers Inn, one of the country’s biggest bread producers.
It also holds the franchises for quick service restaurant chain; Rocomamas, Nandos and Steers, along with Galito
In a statement that disclosed Simbisa’s rationale to switch from the ZSE, the firm’s board rallied shareholders to give an emphatic nod to the transaction at an extraordinary general meeting scheduled for November 18, 2022.…
By listing, the REIT aims to attract focused and permanent capital for the promoter to develop further assets, support the Insurance and Pensions Commission and Ministry of Finance and Economic Development in their efforts to provide liquidity and deepen the savings pool through REIT products and also to provide retail and institutional investors quality and liquid commercial real estate investment vehicle.
Based on the published prospectors, the company said the economic growth of a nation is driven by a vibrant commercial infrastructure both industrial and retail properties to support production and trade.
The development of quality commercial property is more than imperative in the Southern African country as the economy is set for a path of recovery that is expected to revitalize significant economic activity.
“The participation of local beneficiaries in the development and ownership of such property fosters an inclusive capital growth and sources of passive income for average …
Post the Restructure, in January 2018, Probrands disposed of its dairy assets to a newly incorporated company, Prodairy, a dairy and dairy products processor.”
The company has a long history of brushes with the law.
In 2013 Innscor Africa Limited was fined US$ 60 million for not following the proper procedures in its acquisition of majority shareholding in National Foods Limited in 2013. The CTC, after conduction investigations on the transaction, found that Innscor acted against regulations when it purchased a majority interest in National Foods.
Innscor Africa Limited as in its most recent run-in with CTC did not notify them of their intention to acquire a majority stake in National Foods Limited which is a contravention of the Competition Act.…
According to an article by Forbes dated June 23, 2022, the world’s first stock index appeared in July 1884 when the ‘Dow Jones Transportation Index’ was published in the US by newspaperman Charles Dow. The index comprised 11 transport stocks including nine railway companies, a steamship company and a telegraph operator.
The index average was calculated by adding all its share prices together and dividing the total by 11 – the number of shares.
There’s a more in-depth look at the indices on the ZSE, along with the profiles for the fourth quarter of 2022 put together.
ZSE said that indices provide the market with better performance apparatus and assist in choosing sector-based investing strategies.…
This will make it the fifth stock to list on the USD exchange joining SeedCo International, Padenga Holdings, Caledonia Mining Corp and Bindura Nickel Company and might provide the necessary momentum the exchange desperately needs.
The VFEX is a subsidiary of ZSE that was established some two years ago to exclusively trade in foreign currency and position itself as a regional offshore capital market to attract global investors.
The group operates a network of 524 owned restaurants under Chicken Inn (140 restaurants), Pizza Inn (129), Creamy Inn (87), Bakers Inn (58), Galito’s Africa (36), Nando’s (14), Steers (9) and other (51) brands such as Rocomama’s (Zimbabwe Only) and Vida E Caffé, located in Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia, Ghana, Mauritius and Namibia. Simbisa listed on the ZSE in 2015.…
Investing in ETFs or exchange-traded funds is equivalent to investing in all constituents that are part of an index directly.
According to Forbes, the yields or returns generated by ETFs replicate the benchmark index. It gives investors an opportunity to benefit from diversity, flexibility and scope for growth that comes from ETFs being traded on stock exchanges.
An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a marketable security that tracks an index, sector, commodity, or another asset which can be purchased or sold on a stock exchange the same way a regular stock can.
Zimbabwe became the fifth country in Africa to list an ETF, with South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt also currently trading the instrument.
Zimbabwe became the fifth country in Africa to list an ETF, with South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt also currently trading the instrument.…
The ZSE’s 2020 research found that individual Zimbabweans made a meagre amount of contributions to the regional capital market. A few of the obstacles mentioned are a lack of understanding of the investment process and the notion that it is the realm and preservation of the wealthy in society.
According to an article by Mail and Guardian published May 25, 2022, this survey prompted the bourse to launch ZSE Direct, a product that would make access to the market straightforward even for first-time investors.…