This February 24, 2016 photo shows Myanmar business school students viewing the electronic board display during a visit to the Yangon Stock Exchange, housed in a historic building in the capital city. Myanmar officially launched its first modern bourse in December 2015. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Yangon’s equities exchange has only five trading stocks and very few investors, but that’s about to change

  • The Yangon Stock Exchange is home to only five companies, updating prices just four times a day
  • A 2018 law that permits foreigners to own up to 35 per cent of local companies paves the way for Southeast Asia’s newest and smallest equity exchange to take off, Myanmar’s officials hope
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This February 24, 2016 photo shows Myanmar business school students viewing the electronic board display during a visit to the Yangon Stock Exchange, housed in a historic building in the capital city. Myanmar officially launched its first modern bourse in December 2015. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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