Stock Trading Comes to Myanmar With First Company Listing

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  • First Myanmar Investment shares climb 19% on Yangon debut
  • Five more stocks to be added to the bourse later this year

Myanmar business school students view the electronic board display during a visit to the Yangon Stock Exchange.

Photographer: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images

After a delay of more than 20 years, Myanmar’s stock exchange opened for its first day of business, with the trading of a single company.

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