Online futures trading grows along with industry fears

Online futures trading is taking hold, though the potential for losses is large and trading should be properly regulated, experts warn. Myanmar people with internet access are able to sign up with a number of local companies that provide online trading platforms. Users can then make trades on futures markets in foreign countries, such as […]

Stock exchange service providers face staffing trouble

The Yangon Stock Exchange is slated to start by October, though the securities industry faces a shortage of skilled workers, according to experts. Working on capital markets requires specialised knowledge that is currently in short supply, given Myanmar has never had a modern stock exchange. Deputy finance minister U Maung Maung Thein previously said that […]