Myanmar tees up first Yangon Stock Exchange listing

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By Jonathan Breen
04 Feb 2016

Myanmar held the first session of its new parliament this week, its first democratically elected legislature in over 50 years. The country is also preparing for a similarly rare event in its capital markets, with regulators set to name the first company to be allowed to float on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX). Jonathan Breen reports.

The YSX officially opened last December, but it has so far sat idle. The Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar (SECM) will change that at the start of trading in March when it reveals the name of the first company that will be able to sell shares on ...

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