Economy

  • General economic decline impacts short term insurers
    General economic decline impacts short term insurers Staff  Reporter While the covid-19 lockdown contributed to the decline in performance in the short term insurance sector , the general decline in the economic growth of the country has taken a toll on the performance of corporates, Insurance 24 has learnt. Corporates are the main consumers of short-term insurance products culminating Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]

Corporate

  • Victoria Falls Stock Exchange to launch this Friday
    Victoria Falls Stock Exchange to launch this Friday Staff reporter HARARE, The Victoria Falls Stock Exchange Limited (“VFEX”) has been granted the approval to launch and commence trading of securities by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe (SECZ). The official opening of VFEX is scheduled for Friday 23 October 2020, at its new offices in Victoria Falls. The Minister of Finance and Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]

Markets

  • Govt gazettes VFEX exchange control regulations
    Govt gazettes VFEX exchange control regulations Staff Writer HARARE – Government has gazetted regulations that will guide the setting up of the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange (VFEX) under Exchange Control Regulations. This comes as the Finance Minister has set an end of August deadline for the operationalisation of the exchange, according to Treasury sources. The VFEX, which is being spearheaded Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]

International

  • Should pandemic insurance be mandatory for small businesses?
    In the United States, just over one third of small businesses add business interruption insurance (BI) on to their commercial property policy, according to the Insurance Information Institute. That means the vast majority Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]

Analysis

  • Term insurance: How much should your coverage amount be?
    Life insurance is one of the important pillars of personal finance. In the COVID-19 era, this has assumed greater significance. In case of the death of the insured individual during the policy term, the death benefit (a lump-sum amount) is paid by the insurance company to the beneficiaries named by the individual. If the person survives the tenure of the policy, he/she doesn’t get anything back. The Read more Share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail […]