Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 28.3 % in 2014 in Belgium, according to OECD. This is 8.02 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Belgium reached an all time high of 114 % in 2008 and an all time low of 5.78 % in 1978. When compared to Belgium's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in France amounted to 56.0 %, 73.0 % in Germany, 0.175 % in Luxembourg and 60.5 % in Netherlands in 2014.
Belgium has been ranked 33rd within the group of 63 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 10 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.