Stock exchange to start with shares only

At first, the Yangon Stock Exchange will mainly allow shares to be traded, with a market in loan agreements and derivatives to follow after some time, said Dr Maung Maung Thein, deputy minister of the Ministry of Finance and Revenue.

“We will start with shares in the beginning. Afterwards we will slowly move towards the bond market. The next stage will be to operate derivatives and futures markets,” he said.

Maung Maung Thein said derivatives were securities whose price was dependent upon one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is the contract between two or more parties.

Htun Htun, chief financial officer of First Myanmar Investment Co Ltd, said: “A company will not only be selling investments in the form of shares but also other assets which are dividable will also be slowly introduced to the market.”

The Central Bank of Myanmar is now selling government bonds and notes.

Within the many types of shares, there are common and preferred stocks. Internationally, the most widely dealt type of share is common stock.

Source: Eleven Myanmar

NB: The best way to find information on this website is to key in your search terms into the Search Box in the top right corner of this web page. E.g. of search terms would be “property research report”, ”condominium law”, "Dagon City", “MOGE”, “yangon stock exchange”,"MECTEL", "hydropower", etc.

To learn about the business opportunities in Myanmar click here

To evaluate the various segments of the market that you could possibly enter base on your competencies you can do a Custom Market Entry Strategy Research. You can see a sample report at page "Actual Sample of Client Report”. Click here to go to page.

Do you know that IE Singapore is giving up to SGD 20,000 support for Singapore company to venture into Myanmar? To learn more click here

If you are interested to be listed in our Service Provider Directory as a supplier of services or products that we can use to match with the needs of our clients in Myanmar please fill up the online form by clicking here