Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) says the bourse was officially welcomed as a Full Member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) at the 62nd WFE General Assembly and Annual Meeting held in Bermuda today.
The official welcome is pursuant to the approval by the WFE Board of Directors on 24th May, 2023 in Tokyo, Japan, of the BSE’s application to become a Full Member from Affiliate. The General Assembly and Annual Meeting is an invitation-only event, where leaders of global exchanges, regulatory authorities, the buy-side, industry experts from academia and the media gather together for in-depth discussion on major issues surrounding the global exchange industry. The event is happening from 19 to 22 September and is hosted by the Bermuda Stock Exchange.
In his brief remarks, the BSE CEO, Thapelo Tsheole said, “We are honored about the official welcome and the opportunity to attend our first ever General Assembly as a Full Member. We operate a fast growing market in a liberal economy with immense prospects to elevate Botswana’s financial markets competitiveness globally. This membership will play a pivotal role for us to collaborate with peer exchanges and regulatory authorities to harness investment and growth opportunities in Botswana”.