South Africa: Stock market activity for smaller firms

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 South Africa

Stock market value traded w/o top 10 firms, % of total value traded

 Latest value 48.66
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2018
 Average 53.42
 Min - Max 11.10 - 87.85
 Source The World Federation of Exchanges
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 1998 to 2018. The average value for South Africa during that period was 53.42 percent with a minimum of 11.1 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 87.85 percent in 2011. The latest value from 2018 is 48.66 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 40 countries is 41.83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
South Africa - Stock market activity for smaller firms - Recent values chart

Historical chart
South Africa - Stock market activity for smaller firms - historical chart - 1998-2018




Definition: Value of all traded shares outside of the top ten largest traded companies as a share of total value of all traded shares in a stock market exchange. WFE provides data on the exchange level. This variable is aggregated up to the country level by taking a simple average over exchanges.


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 Stock market capitalization, percent of GDP 289.13 2022 percent
 Stock market capitalization, in dollars 1,051.53 2020 billion U.S. dollars
 Stock market turnover ratio 26.69 2022 percent
 Listed companies 237 2022 companies
 Stock market value traded 86.86 2020 percent
 Stock market return 24.02 2021 percent
 Stock market access for smaller firms 50.41 2018 percent
 Stock market activity for smaller firms 48.66 2018 percent
 Stock price volatility 23.37 2021 percent
 Mutual fund assets 61.54 2020 percent
 Life insurance volume 10.77 2019 percent
 Non-life insurance premium volume 2.91 2019 percent
 Pension fund assets to GDP 83.82 2018 percent
 Insurance company assets 60.14 2020 percent
 Nonbank financial institutions assets to GDP 84.04 2020 percent
 Stock market index 142.42 9/2023 points
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