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

    During Quarter 1 of 2022, the Domestic Company Index (DCI) appreciated by 3.3% in comparison to a depreciation of 5.1% during the same period in 2021 and the Domestic Company Total Return Index (DCTRI) appreciated by 4.3% in comparison to a decrease of 4.4% in the corresponding 2021 period.

    The Foreign Company Index (FCI) registered a marginal decrease of 0.0% on a year-to-date basis in 2022 in comparison to an appreciation of 0.2% over the same period in 2021.

    Trading activity during the review period in 2022 increased by 258.7% 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 joins 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 March 2022, a total equity turnover of P407.8 Million was recorded from traded volumes of 177.6 Million shares.

    As shown in Figure 2 & Figure 3, during the corresponding period in 2021 a total equity turnover of P113.7 Million and a total volume of 87.5 Million shares traded were recorded.


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