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Zimbabwe’s stock markets are riding on a digital wave that has given more citizens, particularly the youth, access to the bourse.

The ZSE, established in 1894, is one of the continent’s oldest bourses. After independence, it became the domain of key Zimbabwean companies, but the wider population was largely excluded from stock ownership. That all changed in 2015 when the exchange migrated to an online trading platform

  • Platforms such as ZSE Direct and C-Trade, have allowed ease of buying and selling of shares by retail investors.
  • C-Trade Fantasy is a game in which you have a demo/live trading account and trade in securities. This is meant to increase knowledge in investments as well as promote a culture of saving.
  • The Victoria Falls Stock Exchange (VFEX) also launched an online trading platform, VFEX Direct, as it seeks to simplify the trading processes to lure retail investors to the bourse.

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The Victoria Falls Stock Exchange (VFEX) has launched an online trading platform, VFEX Direct as it seeks to simplify the trading processes to lure retail investors to the bourse.

VFEX, a subsidiary of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (“ZSE”) established to kick start the Offshore Financial Services Centre (OFSC) earmarked for the special economic zone in Victoria Falls, was established in 2020. Its trading currency is United States Dollars.

  • The VFEX has achieved significant milestones in line with the thrust of ensuring capital markets play their role in capital raising and economic revival.
  • The online trading platform, VFEX Direct, seeks to simplify the trading processes to increase retail investors’ participation

“The Victoria Falls Stock Exchange Limited (“VFEX”) is pleased to announce the launch of VFEX Direct, an online trading platform specifically designed for retail investors. VFEX Direct provides investors with an easy and convenient way to buy and sell securities listed …