BSE | Botswana Stock Exchange - Market Performance - 1 January to 31 May 2022

    During the period 1 January to 31 May 2022, the Domestic Company Index (DCI) appreciated by 3.2% in comparison to a depreciation of 4.2% during the same period in 2021 and the Domestic Company Total Return Index (DCTRI) appreciated by 6.9% in comparison to a decrease of 1.1% in the corresponding 2021 period. The Foreign Company Index (FCI) registered a marginal decrease of 0.1% on a year-to-date basis in 2022 in comparison to an appreciation of 0.2% over the same period

    Trading activity during the review period in 2022 increased by 127.0% from the corresponding period in 2021. The significant increase in turnover was a result of the bourse recording the highest turnover in a single day of P186.8 Million which occurred on 23rd March 2022. This single day turnover in trading joined a series of significant trade milestones in recent years including: P1.1 Billion (2021), P149.8 Million (2019), P458.6 Million (2018), P484.6 Million (2017) and P494.3 Million (2016).

    As at the end of May 2022, a total equity turnover of P475.6 Million was recorded from traded volumes of 199.8 Million shares.

    As shown in Figure 2 & Figure 3, turnover during the corresponding period in 2021 amounted to P209.5 Million and a total volume of 216.5 Million shares traded were recorded.


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