Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 1.23 % in 2012 in Nepal, according to OECD. This is 30.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Nepal reached an all time high of 9.31 % in 2004 and an all time low of 1.23 % in 2012. When compared to Nepal's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Bangladesh amounted to 61.2 %, 136 % in China and 48.8 % in India in 2012.
Nepal has been ranked 95th within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 20 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.