Lesotho: Financial markets development, depth

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 Lesotho

Financial markets development, depth

 Latest value 0.004
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 0.006
 Min - Max 0.004 - 0.008
 Source International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 0.006 index points with a minimum of 0.004 index points in 2011 and a maximum of 0.008 index points in 1985. The latest value from 2021 is 0.004 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 157 countries is 0.255 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Lesotho - Financial markets development, depth - Recent values chart

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Lesotho - Financial markets development, depth - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Measures the depth (size) of financial markets using the principal component methodology with the following variables: Stock market capitalization to GDP; Stocks traded to GDP; International debt securities of government to GDP; Total debt securities of financial corporations to GDP; and Total debt securities of nonfinancial corporations to GDP. See Svirydzenka, Katsiaryna (IMF, 2016) for more detail.


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