The market registered a positive return on index of 7.08% (2.21% in US$ terms) compared to 4.38% (3.41%in US$ terms) in 2019. It also recorded an increase in volume of shares traded despite registering a decrease in total value traded compared to the corresponding period 2019. On the primary Equity market, two companies, Airtel Malawi plc and FDH Bank plc got listed on 24 February 2020 and 03 August 2020, respectively. This brought the total number of listed companies to 16.