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Live share prices of stocks on Botswana Stock ExchangeLive share prices of stocks on Botswana Stock Exchange
BSE-DCI IndexYear-to-DateMarket Cap.
6,541.42 (+6.63)-337.93 (4.91%)BWP 391.47Bn

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.

BSE-DCI ▴ 6.63 (0.1%)
Yesterday
Top Gainers (1)Bottom Losers (1)
LETSHEGO0.72+2.86%ABSA4.38-0.23%
Monetary values are quoted in Pula (BWP) unless otherwise stated

Listed companies/securities

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.

  1. Showing 1 - 35 of 35 listings

BSE TRADING SUMMARY FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021: At the end of today's trading session on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), a total of 468,404 shares in 32 deals, corresponding to a market value of BWP 3,049,370.47, were traded. Compared with the previous BSE trading day (Tuesday, April 13), today's data shows 101% improvement in volume and 78% improvement in deals. The current BSE market capitalization is BWP 391.47 billion.

In the aggregate, seven BSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with only one gainer, namely Letshego Holdings, with 2.86% share price appreciation and also one loser, namely Absa Bank Botswana (-0.23%). Letshego Holdings recorded the highest volume of 201,744 traded shares, followed by Sefalana Holding Company (150,000), Botswana Insurance Holdings (83,986) and Botswana Telecom Corporation (29,281).

Regarding the performance of BSE market indices, the benchmark BSE Domestic Companies Index (BSE-DCI) inched up 6.63 (0.1%) points to close at 6,541.42, representing a 1-week gain of 0.15%, a 4-week loss of 0.87%, and an overall year-to-date loss of 4.91%. Other remarkable indices that performed were the BSE Foreign Companies Index (+0%; +0.24% YTD), BSE Domestic Company Total Return Index (+0.39%; +0.99% 1WK; -3.41% YTD), BSE Domestic Financial Sector Index (+0.19%; +1.53% 1WK; -3.35% YTD), BSE Local Asset Sector Index (+0.03%; +0.09% 1WK; +2.62% YTD), and BSE Foreign Resource Sector Index (+0%; +3.4% YTD).


Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Stock Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

Comments (16)

  1. ElvisElvis
    Mar 27, 2021 01:28 GMT

    Please I am not in Botswana but how do I buy shares in Botswana.

    1. KKYKKY
      Apr 2, 2021 02:41 GMT

      You need a custodian account with a Botswana market dealer to buy shares from outside the country. Or you can check with your local banks if they offer depositary receipt services for listed shares on the Botswana exchange.

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  3. HezhoggHezhogg
    Dec 8, 2017 11:10 GMT

    Still plenty of time for Tlou Energy to list as planned. Very few non trading days on the BSE over Christmas.

  4. ftang ftangftang ftang
    Dec 12, 2017 07:59 GMT

    Tlou Energy Limited, the AIM and ASX listed company focused on delivering power in Botswana and southern Africa through the development of coal bed methane ("CBM"), announces that formal approval has been granted for the Company to list on the Botswana Stock Exchange ("BSE") and 21,153,845 ordinary fully paid shares will be issued to investment funds managed by African Alliance Botswana Limited, a leading asset manager based in Botswana.

    · Allotment of shares will be made on 12 December 2017;
    · Trading on the BSE expected to commence on 13 December 2017;

    cheers
    ft ft

  5. Bodgers GwedezaBodgers Gwedeza
    Aug 17, 2020 09:12 GMT

    I would like to start investing on the Botswana Stock Exchange.

    May I have a link to lists of stock brokers and asset managers in Botswana

    1. VinceVince
      Aug 17, 2020 09:58 GMT

      Here you go: bse.co.bw/...nd-participants/

  6. HezhoggHezhogg
    Dec 8, 2017 11:42 GMT

    Found this website with lots of info on Tlou Energy, it includes all the latest podcasts, videos etc, essential reading for anyone considering investing

    tlouenergy.wordpress.com

    1. Ftang ftangFtang ftang
      Dec 8, 2017 11:48 GMT

      Thanks .. Very useful site for newcomers to TLOU

      Still a week before mid December
      The listing process is fairly straightforward
      Shouldn't be too long
      Imo
      Cheers
      Ft ft

  7. kabelokabelo
    Aug 20, 2019 06:49 GMT

    Where is the yesterday update of the Botswana Stock Exchange Markets

    1. Michael KwayisiMichael Kwayisi
      Aug 20, 2019 07:25 GMT

      Sometimes there is a delay in the data feed from our providers. However, in this case, it got updated just before I could post this.

  8. ftang ftangftang ftang
    Dec 12, 2017 10:19 GMT

    Michael Kwayisi

    great site ...

    as you are no doubt aware Tlou Energy are due to list on the Botswana exchange tomorrow
    will it appear automatically or will you have to manually add it ?

    you may be getting a few more contributors to your site
    keep up the good work

    cheers
    ft ft

    1. Michael KwayisiMichael Kwayisi
      Dec 12, 2017 10:54 GMT

      I add them manually, but it's already done. It will sort of activate itself once it receives trading data which is likely to occur at close of trading tomorrow.

      Looking forward to the new contributors :)

  9. ftang ftangftang ftang
    Dec 4, 2017 07:13 GMT

    Tlou Energy due to list on the BSE
    scheduled for mid December
    would like to know if there is a firm date for this ?
    cheers
    ft ft

    1. Michael KwayisiMichael Kwayisi
      Dec 6, 2017 23:35 GMT

      That's what that I've heard and read so far too. There's yet to come any official statement from the BSE regarding the company's application status that it filed 2 weeks ago. It appears increasingly unlikely that it will happen this month.

  10. Olehile Frederick chocheOlehile Frederick choche
    Jun 25, 2018 17:15 GMT

    Great staff I'm coming for stake on BSE
    From RSA

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