Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) Live
|BSE-DCI Index||Year-to-Date||Market 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.
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 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).