The National League for Democracy (NLD) faces constraints as the military still has a strong hand in the government, explains Stratfor's Evan Rees.
Macquarie University's Sean Turnell says Myanmar's new president Htin Kyaw could slowly introduce democratic changes to the constitution.
Investors stood in line to buy shares of the country's first listed stock: financial services-to-healthcare conglomerate First Myanmar Investment.
Bhavya Sehgal from Frontier Strategy Group says investors should monitor progress in Myanmar's broader macro financial system and its regulations.
Myanmar's retail investors are likely to be excited about having a different investing option, explains First Myanmar Investment's Serge Pun.
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.
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.
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.