BSE eyes automated trading of bonds

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has reiterated the need for electronic centralisation of the bond market in order to promote efficiencies.

It is understood that the issue has become a key priority at the local bourse, considering that worldwide bond markets are being automated.

BSE’s deputy Chief Executive Officer, Thapelo Tsheole told journalists at a business seminar yesterday that although the exchange introduced the automated trading system (ATS) in 2012, no bonds have been traded through this system since then.

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