Tag: economic outlook

Why this economist believes it’s not all gloom and doom for the global economic outlook

It’s not all doom and gloom for economic prospects during COVID-19, this is according to UBS Global Wealth Management Chief Economist, Paul Donovan who notes that 85 per cent of salaries in Europe and the U.S have remained unchanged in the last quarter which leaves room for optimism in buying power. He joins CNBC Africa for more.

Is it time to buy the crash?

The last month has seen the most brutal stock market crash that most investors have experienced. Is it time to buy the crash? Peter Armitage, CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer at Anchor Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.

Zim declares COVID-19 a national disaster

This week Zimbabwe suspended the transfer of local shares in dual-listed companies to foreign bourses for the next 12 months. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack more on this and the developments of the declaration of COVID-19 being a national disaster in Zimbabwe is Batanai Matsika, Head of Research at Morgan & Co.

How Zim stocks are reacting to COVID-19

As global markets hit red once again in trade this morning we take a look at the volatility that is being seen of the Zimbabwe stock exchange. Batanai Matsika the Head of Research at Morgan & Co joins CNBC Africa for more.

Coca Cola Index: How economic productivity & standard of living compare among these Southern African countries

Batanai Matsika, Head of Research at Morgan & Co joins CNBC Africa to give insight into Morgan and Co.’s research on price purchasing power in Southern Africa by using the metrics of the price of Coca –Cola across the African countries.

Morgan & Co on the main drivers for Zim’s economy in 2020

The story of Zimbabwe's economic and political turmoil is one that is stressed locally and globally, both Zimbabwe and Venezuela have similar downfalls which could be credited to unstable systems and leadership according to Morgan & Co Research. Batanai Matsika, Head of Research at Morgan & Co joins CNBC Africa to discuss Zimbabwe's economic outlook for 2020.

Absa’s economic outlook for Africa

Ridle Markus, Africa Strategist at Absa Corporate and Investment Banking joins CNBC Africa for a 2020 economic overview and prospects of African countries.

Oil plunges further on trade war fears

Oil prices plunged over 1.7 per cent earlier today, continuing from losses of over three percent from Friday. The month of May recorded the biggest monthly loss in 6 months, as brent currently trades at 60 dollars and 96 cents.