Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) Live
|BSE-DCI Index||Year-to-Date||Market Cap.|
|6,997.75 (+0.00)||+118.40 (1.72%)||BWP 391.22Bn|
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), located in the capital Gaborone, is the country's national stock exchange founded in 1989 to operate and regulate the equities and fixed interest securities market. The Exchange, which provides a gateway for raising capital and accessing investment opportunities in Botswana, is widely reckoned one of Africa's best performing stock exchanges, averaging 24% aggregate return in the past decade. The Botswana Stock Exchange is the third largest stock exchange in Southern Africa in terms of market capitalization.
The BSE, as a statutory body, puts in the effort to maintain a fair and efficient market by means of its surveillance and compliance committees, and the Botswana Stock Exchange Act No 11 of 1994 which ensures the operation of the capital market with the highest due regard to the public interest, protection of investors, and regulation of the affairs of its dealing members. The BSE Domestic Companies Index, which tracks indigenous companies, is the benchmark index for the Botswana stock market. The BSE Foreign Companies Index tracks the performance of shares of foreign companies that are listed on the Exchange.
There are currently over 30 listed companies on the Botswana Stock Exchange including common stock and exchange traded funds. The BSE has a healthy mixture of local and foreign companies.
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BSE TRADING SUMMARY FOR MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2021: At the end of the first weekday of trading on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), a total of 7,216 shares in 6 deals, corresponding to a market value of BWP 12,187.92, were traded. Compared with the previous BSE trading day (Friday, December 3), today's data shows 65% decline in deals. The current market capitalization of the Botswana Stock Exchange is BWP 391.2 billion.
In the aggregate, three BSE equities participated in trading. There were no gainers nor losers. Botswana Telecom Corporation recorded the highest volume of 5,902 traded shares, followed by Chobe Holdings (934) and First National Bank of Botswana (380).
Regarding the performance of BSE market indices, the benchmark BSE Domestic Companies Index (BSE-DCI) did not see any change, closing at the same mark as it opened at 6,997.75, representing a 1-week gain of 0.03%, a 4-week gain of 0.85%, and an overall year-to-date gain of 1.72%. Other remarkable indices that performed were the BSE Foreign Companies Index (+0%; +0.15% YTD), BSE Domestic Financial Sector Index (+0%; +0.11% 1WK; +21.15% YTD), BSE Foreign Resource Sector Index (+0%; +14.99% YTD), BSE Local Asset Sector Index (+0%; +13.97% YTD), and BSE Domestic Company Total Return Index (+0%; +0.03% 1WK; +10.94% YTD).