Botswana: Stock exchange embraces social media

Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has revamped its information dissemination outlets to include social media, as part of the bourse’s efforts to lure both local and foreign investors.

Thapelo Letsheole, the BSE chief executive officer (CEO), on Wednesday said the exchange has launched three social media platforms which include - Facebook: Botswana Stock Exchange, Twitter:@TheOfficialBSE and LinkedIn: Botswana Stock Exchange.

“We acknowledge and recognize the need to avail an avenue for our stakeholders to acquire additional information about the stock market as we continue to strive in our endeavour to cultivate a culture of investing among the general public,” Letsheole said.

He said the launching of the platform is one of the strategies to disseminate information and best serve the investors.

Letsheole further said the development will also help investors manage their portfolios.
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11 may 2016 13:20:52

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