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Investors are still assessing political stability in Myanmar and Aung San Suu Kyi's effectiveness as a leader, says Romain Caillaud from FTI Consulting.
Myanmar's stock exchange began trading on Friday with a single listed company some three months after it opened in the country's commercial capital.
YANGON, March 25- Myanmar's stock exchange began trading on Friday with a single listed company some three months after it opened in the country's commercial capital Yangon. His firm First Myanmar Investment, one of Myanmar's largest companies, made the inaugural listing. The exchange was a "farewell gesture" from President Thein Sein, said Deputy Finance...
The Bank of Thailand faces a tough policy decision, while SKorea will release Q4 GDP and Japan offers up inflation data in a short week.
Myanmar's parliament elected a close friend and confidant of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as president on Tuesday.
One country held on to its decade-long spot topping the World Bank's ranking of the easiest places to do business.
*Trading to start on March 25- deputy finance minister. YANGON, March 13- Myanmar's new stock exchange plans its first listing on March 25, the deputy finance minister told Reuters, more than three months after it launched. The first company to list on the Yangon Stock Exchange on March 25 would be First Myanmar Investment, Deputy Finance Minister Maung Maung Thein...
YANGON, March 13- Myanmar's new stock exchange plans its first listing on March 25, the deputy finance minister told Reuters on Sunday, more than three months after it launched. Deputy Finance Minister Maung Maung Thein said three companies would list and start trading on the Yangon Stock Exchange on March 25. A Yangon- based banker said that none of the companies...
Myanmar is expected to choose its first democratically elected president since 1962, but the landmark moment has been greeted with caution amid concerns over reforms.
Bhavya Sehgal, Frontier Strategy Group's regional head & MD Asia Pacific says the best investment opportunities in Myanmar are in infrastructure and power transmission.
An quake measuring 6.8 struck northwest of Imphal before dawn on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey
An earthquake measuring 6.8 struck northwest of Imphal in India, killing at least four people and knocking out power to the city.
Bhavya Sehgal, MD of Asia Pacific at Frontier Strategy Group, discusses the U.S. sanctions on Myanmar's individuals and entities that will hamper the stock exchange.
Despite its many challenges, Myanmar's stock exchange could very well succeed where its neighbors have failed.
The opening of the Yangon Stock Exchange is a key step for Myanmar's capital markets, says Kenneth Stevens, managing partner at Leopard Capital.
Although the Yangon Stock Exchange is only for domestic investors at this stage, it's still an exciting step forward, says Romain Caillaud, senior director at FTI Consulting.
The former pariah state is set to launch its new stock exchange on Wednesday.
Myanmar's fundamentals, such as its 40 percent mobile penetration rate, are positive signs for investment in the teleco sector, says Suresh Sidhu, CEO of Edotco Group.
Nearly 100 bodies have been pulled from a landslide near a jade mine in Myanmar's northern Kachin State.
Nyantha Maw Lin, managing director at Vriens and Partners Myanmar, sees a move towards economic globalization amid the country's first free election.