Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar, located 20 17 S, 57 33 E. The island has an area of 2,040 sq km. Port Louis is the capital. The official language is English, but most people speak creole,
The population is 1,303,717 with a life expectancy of 74.48 years. The island is 68% Indo-Mauritian, 27% Creole,3% Sino-Mauritian ,and 2% Franco-Mauritian. Mauritius is 48% Hindu, 23.6% Roman Catholic, 16.6% Muslim, 8.6% other Christian, 2.5% other, 0.3% unspecified, 0.4% none. 84.4% of the island is literate.
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The Mauritius Stock Exchange is the stock exchange of Mauritius. It runs CDS, Central Depository & Settlement Co. Ltd (CDS), a private company, that handles all settlements, deposits, and clearings of Mauritius equity and bond. CDS was founded in 1996 and started operating in 1997. The SEMDEX Index is a weighted index of the market, that reflects movements in the market.