Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) Live
|BSE-DCI Index||Year-to-Date||Market Cap.|
|7,476.27 (-11.37)||-18.28 (0.24%)||BWP 396.92Bn|
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.
|Bottom Losers (3)||Top Movers (5)|
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 FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2020: At the end of the last weekday of trading on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), a total of 440,988 shares in 23 deals, corresponding to a market value of BWP 792,613.16, were traded. The current BSE market capitalization is BWP 396.92 billion.
In the aggregate, five BSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with disappointingly three losers. Standard Chartered Bank Ltd lost the most value on the day with 5.39% share price depreciation, followed by Letshego Holdings (-1.18%) and Botswana Telecom Corporation (-1.16%). There were no gainers. Standard Chartered Bank Ltd recorded the highest volume of 377,101 traded shares, followed by CA Sales Holdings (47,915), Letshego Holdings (15,172) and Absa Bank Botswana Ltd (587).
Regarding the performance of BSE market indices, the benchmark BSE Domestic Companies Index (BSE-DCI) pared 11.37 (-0.15%) points to close at 7,476.27, representing a 1-week loss of 0.15%, a 4-week loss of 1.61%, and an overall year-to-date loss of 0.24%. Other remarkable indices that performed were the BSE Foreign Companies Index (+0%; -0.71% YTD), BSE Foreign Resource Sector Index (+0%; -0.75% YTD), BSE Local Asset Sector Index (-0.02%; -0.02% 1WK; -0.61% YTD), BSE Domestic Company Total Return Index (-0.15%; -0.15% 1WK; +0.41% YTD), and BSE Domestic Financial Sector Index (-0.23%; -0.23% 1WK; +0.71% YTD).