Historical Background

Year                                                           Activity


1996      Incorporation of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and approval of Stock Exchange Rules

1997      Publication of Collective Investment Scheme Regulations

1998      Start of operations of the DSE with the first privatization and listing of state owned entity

1999      Installation of the Central Depository System at the Exchange and Listing of the first corporate debt

1999      Issuance of Guidelines for the Issue of Corporate Bonds

2002      Listing and start of trading of Treasury Bonds at the Exchange

2004      Cross listing of the first foreign company and the listing of the first airline company

2006      Deployment of Automated Trading System linked with a new three tier Central Depository System

2008      Listing of the first commercial bank 2011 Listing of the first mining company

2011      Publication of Regulations to govern introduction of Real Estates Investment Trusts

2013      Migration to the new efficient Automated Trading System and Central Depository System

2013      Launching of the second tier market: EGM - Enterprise Growth Market (EGM)

2013      Listing of the first company on EGM

2014      Deployment of ATS on the Wide Area Network and start of remote trading by brokers

2014      Uplifting of Foreign Investors Limits Regulations 2014     Introduction of DSE Scholar Investment Challenge

2015      Introduction of the regulatory framework and subsequent use of mobile phone technology in IPOs (Equity and Debt) and Secondary Trading

2015      DSE Demutualization and Re-incorporation into a Public Limited Company DSE IPO and Self-Listing; DSE joined the world federation of exchange


2016     Supporting United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative; DSE Initiated the DSE Members Award.

2017     DSE listing of Vodacom Tanzania Plc the first and the largest telecom company in the country.

2018    Full operationalization of the Subsidiary Company, CSDR Company Ltd

2019    Introduction of DSE Enterprise Acceleration Program to build SMEs capacity

2020    Launching of DSE Hisa Kiganjani – Mobile Trading Platform

2020    Listing of JATU by Introduction of Shares