Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) was incorporated in 1996 and it became operational on 15th April 1998 when TOL Gases Ltd was listed.
Currently the DSE has 28 listed companies of which 22 are local companies and 6 are cross-listed companies.
On the bonds market, there are several Treasury bonds with maturities ranging from 2 to 25 years and corporate bonds listed at the DSE.
Amongst major achievements made by the Exchange includes:
Incorporation of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and approval of Stock Exchange Rules
Publication of Collective Investment Scheme Regulations
Start of operations of the DSE with the first privatization and listing of state owned entity
Installation of the Central Depository System at the Exchange and Listing of the first corporate debt
Issuance of Guidelines for the Issue of Corporate Bond
Listing and start of trading of Treasury Bonds at the Exchange
Cross listing of the first foreign company and the listing of the first airline company
Deployment of Automated Trading System linked with a new three tier Central Depository System
Listing of the first commercial bank 2011 Listing of the first mining company
Publication of Regulations to govern introduction of Real Estates Investment Trusts
Migration to the new efficient Automated Trading System and Central Depository System
Launching of the second tier market: EGM - Enterprise Growth Market (EGM)
Listing of the first company on EGM
Deployment of ATS on the Wide Area Network and start of remote trading by brokers
Uplifting of Foreign Investors Limits Regulations
Introduction of DSE Scholar Investment Challenge
Introduction of the regulatory framework and subsequent use of mobile phone technology in IPOs (Equity and Debt) and Secondary Trading
DSE Demutualization and Re-incorporation into a Public Limited Company DSE IPO and Self-Listing; DSE joined the world federation of exchange
Supporting United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative; DSE Initiated the DSE Members Award.
DSE listing of Vodacom Tanzania Plc the first and the largest telecom company in the country.
Full operationalization of the Subsidiary Company, CSDR Company Ltd
Introduction of DSE Enterprise Acceleration Program to build SMEs capacity
Launching of DSE Hisa Kiganjani – Mobile Trading Platform
Listing of JATU by Introduction of Shares