Myanmar to open up Yangon stock exchange to foreign investments

Foreigners purchase 38,900 shares on YSX

Foreigners have purchased over 38,900 shares of companies listed on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) during the three months since foreigners were allowed to make trades, state media reported. Of the six companies on the YSX bourse, three are open to

SEC predicts rapid recovery

Despite a trading downturn during the COVID-19 crisis, the Securities and Exchange Commission believes capital markets will make a swift recovery when the pandemic dies down. Speaking to the Bangkok Post, SEC commissioner U Htay Chun said his organiz
Myanmar to open up Yangon stock exchange to foreign investments

Pandemic stalls stock exchange reform

In March, the Yangon Stock Exchange opened to foreign traders and announced that it would add a sixth company to its bourse. Yet the subsequent COVID-19 pandemic has driven away new investors and sent stock prices into a nosedive. “After two tradin
Myanmar to open up Yangon stock exchange to foreign investments

Yangon Stock Exchange gains new company

A sixth company will soon be traded on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX). Logistics firm Every Flow River Group Public Co (EFR) will join the bourse on March 20th, with its initial share price reveled on March 19. EFR will begin trading at a high point
Myanmar to open up Yangon stock exchange to foreign investments

Yangon Stock Exchange will open to foreigners amid general corporate reform

Next month, foreigners will be able to make trades on the Yangon Stock Exchange as Myanmar continues to refine its corporate infrastructure and open its markets to direct foreign investment. In July of last year, the Securities and Exchange Commissio
August saw highest trade volume in the YSX

Yangon Stock Exchange hit highest trade volume to date

August was the best month to date for the The Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), with a total of 322,176 shares traded. The total value of those trades was MMK 1.9 billion, according to the YSX monthly report. That number is up from MMK 1.22 billion in tra