Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) says yesterday (4th of September 2023), it recorded the highest turnover in a single day of trading during 2023. This turnover is also the highest in the history of the exchange at P2.89 Billion.
This single turnover in trading joins a series of significant trade milestones by the BSE in recent years including P494.3 million that was recorded in 2016, P484.6 million in 2017, P458.6 million in 2018, P149.8 million in 2019, P1.1 billion in 2021, P142.8 million in 2022 and P235.7 million in 2023.
Commenting on this milestone, the BSE CEO, Thapelo Tsheole said, “this milestone is a clear demonstration of the BSE capability to handle large trades and efforts such as this instill great confidence in our market particularly before our diversified investor base. We remain proud of our record-breaking milestones year after year as we look forward to continually increasing the size of the market. I sincerely thank our dedicated teams and market participants for their solidarity in making this accomplishment a reality’’.