Ghana: Number of companies listed on the stock exchange: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Ghana from 1993 to 2013. The average value for Ghana during that period was 24.81 companies with a minumum of 15 companies in 1993 and a maximum of 31 companies in 2008.
The number of listed companies on the stock exchange in Ghana is an indicator of the development of the stock market. A higher number means that more companies use equity financing in their business. Of course, the number of listed companies in Ghana and other countries also reflects the size of the economy: larger economies have more firms. Listed companies rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Ghana Listed companies and other indicators with the country comparator.
World Bank definition: Listed domestic companies, including foreign companies which are exclusively listed, are those which have shares listed on an exchange at the end of the year. Investment funds, unit trusts, and companies whose only business goal is to hold shares of other listed companies, such as holding companies and investment companies, regardless of their legal status, are excluded. A company with several classes of shares is counted once. Only companies admitted to listing on the exchange are included.