Myanmar Has Swapped a Military Dictatorship for a Stock Exchange

Why you should care Myanmar has one of the last untapped economies in the world and a wealth of gas, gems and other resources. A stock market could eventually provide an entry point for investors. Thinking of investing in Myanmar? Just maybe it will be possible soon. The last time Myanmar launched a stock exchange […]

Foreigners invest in local firms with potential to be listed on Stock Exchange

YANGON—Some foreign investors are buying shares in the local public firms that will probably become listed companies at the time of the official launch of the Myanmar Stock Exchange in 2015, according to Daiwa Securities Exchange. “What I’m concerned is that most of the companies selling shares are not abiding by the company law. Legally, […]

Outdated Myanmar laws restrict foreign firms’ listing in Stock Exchange

Foreign firms will find difficulties to list on the upcoming Myanmar Stock Exchange because of restrictions in the existing laws, Soe Thein, Executive Director of Myanmar Securities Exchange Centre Co Ltd, said. Myanmar is planning to launch a stock exchange by 2015 with technical assistance from Japan. Myanmar parliament is also working on the Security […]