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Botswana

Batswana Financial sector Stats

Definitions

  • Assets > Bank capital to assets ratio: Bank capital to assets is the ratio of bank capital and reserves to total assets. Capital and reserves include funds contributed by owners, retained earnings, general and special reserves, provisions, and valuation adjustments. Capital includes tier 1 capital (paid-up shares and common stock), which is a common feature in all countries' banking systems, and total regulatory capital, which includes several specified types of subordinated debt instruments that need not be repaid if the funds are required to maintain minimum capital levels (these comprise tier 2 and tier 3 capital). Total assets include all nonfinancial and financial assets."
  • Capital markets > Listed domestic companies > Total: Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. This indicator does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles."
  • Capital markets > Market capitalisation of listed companies > % of GDP: Market capitalisation (also known as market value) is the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. Listed companies does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles."
  • Capital markets > Market capitalisation of listed companies > Current US$: Market capitalisation (also known as market value) is the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Listed domestic companies are the domestically incorporated companies listed on the country's stock exchanges at the end of the year. Listed companies does not include investment companies, mutual funds, or other collective investment vehicles. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Capital markets > Stocks traded > Total value > Current US$: Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period.
  • Capital markets > Stocks traded > Turnover ratio: Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalisation for the period. Average market capitalisation is calculated as the average of the end-of-period values for the current period and the previous period.
  • Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country: The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency. The base year varies by country.
  • Exchange rates and prices > Inflation > GDP deflator > Annual %: Inflation as measured by the annual growth rate of the GDP implicit deflator shows the rate of price change in the economy as a whole. The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency.
  • Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average: Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages (local currency units relative to the U.S. dollar).
  • Interest rates > Deposit interest rate: Deposit interest rate is the rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits."
  • Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate: Interest rate spread is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers minus the interest rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits."
  • Interest rates > Lending interest rate: Lending interest rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers.
  • Interest rates > Real interest rate: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator.
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio: Ratio of bank liquid reserves to bank assets is the ratio of domestic currency holdings and deposits with the monetary authorities to claims on other governments, nonfinancial public enterprises, the private sector, and other banking institutions."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition of money supply is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). Data are in current local currency."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assets > Bank capital to assets ratio 9.8% 2002 32nd out of 90
Capital markets > Listed domestic companies > Total 20 2009 84th out of 97
Capital markets > Market capitalisation of listed companies > % of GDP 34.32% 2009 46th out of 83
Capital markets > Market capitalisation of listed companies > Current US$ $3.99 billion 2009 77th out of 91
Capital markets > Stocks traded > Total value > Current US$ $103.23 million 2009 77th out of 91
Capital markets > Stocks traded > Turnover ratio 2.74% 2009 77th out of 89
Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country 338.67 2009 36th out of 162
Exchange rates and prices > Inflation > GDP deflator > Annual % -5.7% 2009 146th out of 163
Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average $7.16 2009 60th out of 123
Interest rates > Deposit interest rate 8.67% 2008 26th out of 123
Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate 7.87% 2008 31st out of 103
Interest rates > Lending interest rate 13.76% 2009 49th out of 114
Interest rates > Real interest rate 17.69% 2009 18th out of 102
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio 6.99% 2008 103th out of 158
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU 39.04 billion 2008 100th out of 144

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Global Financial Stability Report.; Standard & Poor's, Emerging Stock Markets Factbook and supplemental S&P data.; Standard & Poor's, Emerging Stock Markets Factbook and supplemental S&P data, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.; World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator.

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Botswana Economy > Financial sector Profiles (Subcategories)

Assets 9 Interest rates 4
Capital markets 8 Monetary holdings 9
Exchange rates and prices 4