AELP admits BSE

Thapelo Tsheole
Thapelo Tsheole

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has officially been admitted into the African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP) by the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) Executive Committee (ExCo) and AELP Steering Committee.

The AELP is a co-initiative of ASEA and the African Development Bank (AfDB) who are the sponsors of the project. The Project is designed to facilitate cross-border investment flows and investor participation through increased liquidity and securities trading activity on the African stock exchanges. In addition, the AELP is also expected to improve its capacity for regulatory and policy formulation and standards harmonisation for cross-border securities trading and settlement.

Lastly, the project is expected to lead to innovation in services and investment products, improve knowledge-sharing and make it possible to establish real business partnerships among stakeholders leading to greater financial market integration across Africa.

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