BANKERS Association of Zambia (BAZ) chairperson Mizinga Melu says it’s now the right time for the common man to venture into business in view of the Kwacha appreciation. And Melu says banks will gradually reduce interest rates depending on the developments in the financial sector. Speaking during the Government-IMF engagement with the private sector, Thursday, Melu urged business-minded people to take advantage of the Kwacha appreciation. “We have seen that the retail exchange rate has continued to appreciate, I think right now we are about 15.5 percent. I think that is a good thing. So for the common man, what we are saying as bankers is that, now is the time to start your own businesses, your own to look…...

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