Bolivia's stock exchange mainly deals with fixed income instruments, this is given by the risk profile that the country has, moreover there are still some issues on accessibility to the stock market by Bolivia's main Corporations. Nevertheless, Bolivia's financial market is an attractive option to potential investors, taking into account the interesting returns on some of its products. Following there is a general overview from the recent behavior of the market:
During oct 2011 the Bolivian Stock Exchange (BSE) negotiated operations for US$ 463.95 million, 49.03% more than oct 2010. This expansion is mainly attributed to the increasing operations with Bolivian Tbills and corporate Bonds. Moreover it is important to point out that Close Ended Funds participations have increased compared to the last year.
The total amount of operations for 2011(until oct) reaches US$ 4.940,15 million, showing an increment of 51.96% on a year to year comparison to oct 2010.