Taxation & costs of trading

Is there capital gains tax on the profits from the sale of listed shares?

Capital gains withholding tax on the sale of listed shares is 1% of the sale proceeds.

Are there market penalties and fines imposed on any breaches?

There are currently no fines or penalties imposed on any breaches.

How are listed securities identified, i.e. is each counter assigned an International Securities Identification Number (ISIN)?

Each security traded on the ZSE is identified by an ISIN code in addition to a short name code assigned by the ZSE.  The short name codes excluding ‘.zw’ and preceded by ‘#’ are also used as hashtags e.g #ASUN will represent African Sun Limited.

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Feb 05, 2019 | Statement by the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

05 February 2019

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Limited (“ZSE”) hereby notifies the investing public of the voluntary suspension...

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