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What is the Botswana Stock Exchange Foreign Company Index (BSE FCI)?

Botswana Stock Exchange Foreign Company Index (BSE FCI)

The Botswana Stock Exchange Foreign Company Index (BSE FCI) comprises those companies on the Botswana exchange that have also a listing on at least one other exchange, thus do not qualify as domestic Botswanan companies. The index comprises four 'main board' companies and six venture-capital concerns.

Where have you heard about the Botswana Stock Exchange Foreign Company Index (BSE FCI)?

Should you be an investor with an interest in southern Africa, you may well come across the BSE FCI. The business and financial media in this part of the world will make reference to the index.

What you need to know about the Botswana Stock Exchange Foreign Company Index.

The BSE FCI lists, on its main board, miners Anglo American and Galane, along with Blue Financial Services and banking and asset management group Investec. Its venture-capital listings are dominated by natural-resources companies: Shumba Energy, Magnum Gas and Power, A-CAP Resources, African Energy Resources, Botswana Diamonds and the Lucara Diamond Corp. The FCI allows companies with a listing outside Botswana to raise capital on what, by its own account, is 'one of Africa's best-performing stock exchanges,' the third-largest in terms of market capitalisation in southern Africa.

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