The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) was incorporated in September 1996 as a private company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital under the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 212). The DSE is therefore a non-profit making body created to facilitate the Government implementation of the economic reforms and in future to encourage the wider share ownership of privatized and all the companies in Tanzania and facilitate raising of medium and long-term capital.
The formation of the DSE followed the enactment of the Capital Markets and Securities Act, 1994 and the establishment of the Capital Markets and Securities Authority (CMSA), the industry regulatory body charged with the mandate of promoting conditions for the development of capital markets in Tanzania and regulating the industry. The governing organ of the DSE is the Council of the Exchange, which consists of 10 members representing various interest groups in the society.
Golden Jubilee Towers
14th Floor Ohio Street
P O Box 70081
Dar es Salaam Tanzania