The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) has outperformed its regional bourses in the year to date as locals sought cover in equities from a currency crisis, with both the industrial and mining index advancing 100.54 percent and 179.13 percent on an annualised basis.
Movement for Democratic Change vice-president Nelson Chamisa yesterday asked government ministers to take Parliament seriously because some were abandoning the august House for “small houses”.
Small-scale miners have raised concerns over poor chrome prices offered by state-owned, entities Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) and Applebridge, which they say are not in line with international market prices.
Zimbabwe is seen returning to positive economic activity in 2017 on improved agricultural performance but fiscal pressures remain, a leading research company has said.
The Movement for Democratic Change has expressed concern over increasing violence, which it blamed squarely on State agents, as Zimbabwe heads for elections in 2018.