Botswana’s 5 Best Stocks of 2013

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The Botswana Stock Exchange had a disappointing year. As of this writing, its Domestic Companies Index had increased just 5.0% in dollar terms (17.9% in local currency).

Botswana has been slow to recover from the big gem price crash of 2011. Diamonds account for roughly 30% of the southern African nation’s GDP.

But while the market as a whole may have been mediocre, several companies posted terrific performances.

Here’s a countdown of Botswana’s best stocks of 2013.

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A Simple System to Stalk Super African Stocks

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The stock market can be a pretty confusing, intimidating place for new investors.

With all of its charts, ratios, and jargon, it’s clear why many people choose to either hire a professional to manage their stock portfolios or to ignore stocks altogether.

Are you one of these people?

If so, I’m glad you’re here, because, today, I’m going to show you a magic formula for picking great African stocks.

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How to Invest on the Botswana Stock Exchange

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As one of Africa’s most politically stable and economically successful countries, Botswana provides an excellent place for investors to make their first foray into the continent.

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Gems of the Kalahari: Two Botswana Small-Caps Poised for Big 2012 Returns

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A few small-cap African stocks posted big returns in 2011. That’s all fine and good. But investing is all about predicting future gains – not admiring past ones.

Where should investors be looking for stellar performance in 2012? I’ve been strolling through the Sub-Saharan markets and am putting together a few ideas. Here are a couple intriguing opportunities on the Botswana Stock Exchange.

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