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Myanmar launches fledgling bourse, but there's no trading just yet

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The Yangon Stock Exchange, housed in a newly restored colonial-era building, marks an ambitious new stage in the nation's efforts to ignite investment. Six Myanmar firms had been approved to list on the market, But they will have to wait until February or March to begin trading, after delays in confirming underwriters pushed back the timeframe for initial public offerings.

Zaw Zaw Yangon

MYANMAR officially launched its first modern stock exchange on Wednesday, but without a single stock to trade until next year, as the nation's latest drive for economic revitalisation struggles to take flight.

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