Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 2.60 % in 2012 in Botswana, according to OECD. This is 26.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Botswana reached an all time high of 11.3 % in 1994 and an all time low of 1.81 % in 2005. When compared to Botswana's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Namibia amounted to 4.60 %, 25.0 % in South Africa, 5.58 % in Zambia and 14.2 % in Zimbabwe in 2012.
Botswana has been ranked 85th within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 7 places behind 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.