Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 61.2 % in 2012 in Bangladesh, according to OECD. This is 1212 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 62.0 % in 1999 and an all time low of 1.02 % in 1991. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in China amounted to 136 % and 48.8 % in India in 2012.
Bangladesh has been ranked 20th within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalisation for the period.