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The Benefits For Listing Securities With The Dar Es Salaam Stock Exchange In Tanzania

  • Norman, A.S. (PhD)


    (Faculty of Business and Economics, Tumaini University, Iringa, Tanzania)

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    Stock exchange in Tanzania has become an important venture for improving income of individuals and firms. There are however few firms that have listed shares with the DSE. The number of firms that have listed shares with the DSE suggest for two propositions among others: 1) that few managements of firms do know the benefits for listing shares. 2) That individuals who have subscribed shares with the firms do not know the benefits articulated through listing shares with the DSE. The reality is that there are many benefits for listing securities with the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE). Hence this paper provides a discussion on the benefits for listing shares in Tanzania. It entails to narrate on the importance for listing shares as opposed to not listing. The paper utilizes documentary and art facts data collection strategies to arrive at the conclusion it sets. The paper concludes that there are generally three types of benefits. 1) Those related to the firms improving their financial status/capital 2) Benefits resulting from waver of various taxes imposed by laws and 3) Benefits of financial liquidity and improved market for goods and services produced by the listed firm.

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    Article provided by Global Research Agency in its journal Journal of Global Business and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (July)
    Pages: 24-30

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    Handle: RePEc:grg:01biss:v:3:y:2011:i:1:p:24-30
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