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Concerns over Zimbabwe stock exchange suspension [Business Africa]

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<p><strong>The suspension of Zimbabwe stock exchange and mobile phone trading by the government has drawn much criticism.</strong> </p> <p>Economists think that this decision will create uncertainty and negatively affect investor confidence. </p> <p>It should be noted that the suspension measure has been taken in an attempt to protect the local currency.</p> <h2 style="font-size:16px;"><span class="caps">COVID</span>-19: women economically impacted </h2> <p>The coronavirus pandemic, which affects men and women differently, accentuates gender inequalities. </p> <p>Global bodies like the World Bank are emphasizing the impact of <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 being greater for women. Job losses, lower living standards, and increased domestic work… more than half could become unemployed this year, according to the International Labour Organization.</p>
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