Mauritius’ 5 Best Stocks of 2013

Sunny skies for the Stock Exchange of Mauritius in 2013

It seems there’s less trouble in paradise.

After a disappointing 2012, which saw its main index drop over 13% in US dollar terms, the Stock Exchange of Mauritius rebounded for a solid 21% gain this past year.

Here’s a countdown of the stocks that made the biggest splash.


How to Invest in Mauritius

Photo by Joachim S. Müller

When Mark Twain visited this island nation in 1896, a proud resident told him that “heaven was copied after Mauritius.” The Stock Exchange of Mauritius has certainly posted some heavenly returns over the past three years, and there are a number of intriguing companies among its 38 listed stocks. So, just how do you go about opening a brokerage account there?