ECONOMIST Chibamba Kanyama says the shifting of thresholds in the bond market is a good development, urging retirees to take advantage and make safe investments in the bond market. The Bank of Zambia recently announced adjustments to the government securities auction bidding thresholds from K29,000 to K499,000 for the non-competitive window per bidder per maturity tenure and from K30,000 to K500,000 for competitive bids per bidder. The Central Bank stated that the move was meant to realign with economic changes as they hadn’t been revised in 20 years. The changes...

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