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Investors in Myanmar swot up on share trading

Dozens attend Yangon Stock Exchange classes every week; bourse to make debut on Friday with one counter

The YSX will initially launch with just First Myanmar Investment, run by Myanmar tycoon Serge Pun, and be open only to domestic investors. Several other firms that have been approved to be listed include the Japan-backed Thilawa Special Economic Zone.


INSIDE the graceful halls of Myanmar's first modern bourse, a huddle of business leaders crowds into a crash course on share trading, as the former junta-run country takes another leap towards economic revitalisation.

Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) is due to debut its first...

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