Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) Live
|BSE-DCI Index||Year-to-Date||Market Cap.|
|6,883.39 (+0.00)||+4.04 (0.06%)||BWP 392.72Bn|
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. Today, the bourse 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.
There are currently 37 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 THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021: At the end of today's trading session on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), a total of 1,213,615 shares in 55 deals, corresponding to a market value of BWP 1,276,102.80, were traded. Compared with the previous BSE trading day (Wednesday, January 20), today's data shows 8% improvement in volume, 49% improvement in turnover, and 323% improvement in deals. The current BSE market capitalization is BWP 392.72 billion.
In the aggregate, two BSE listed equities participated in trading. There were no gainers nor losers. Botswana Telecom Corporation and First National Bank of Botswana recorded trading volumes of 961,276 and 252,339 respectively.
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 6,883.39, representing a 1-week loss of 0.03%, a 4-week loss of 0.05%, but an overall year-to-date gain of 0.06%. Other remarkable indices that performed were the BSE Foreign Companies Index (+0%), BSE Domestic Financial Sector Index (+0%; +0.3% YTD), BSE Domestic Company Total Return Index (+0%; -0.03% 1WK; +0.06% YTD), BSE Local Asset Sector Index (+0%), and BSE Foreign Resource Sector Index (+0%).