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History


1996

shape-square-icon Myanma Economic Bank and Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd. (DIR) formed the Myanmar Securities Exchange Centre Co., Ltd. (MSEC) with the final goal of establishing a stock exchange.

2012

May

shape-square-icon The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM), under the Ministry of Finance and Revenue (MOFR), Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd. (DIR) and Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (JPX) signed an MOU to develop human resources and provide technical assistance for the development of financial and capital market in Myanmar.

2013

July

shape-square-icon The Securities and Exchange Law was enacted.

2014

August

shape-square-icon The Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar (SECM) was formed under MOF.

December

shape-square-icon Yangon Stock Exchange Joint-Venture Company Limited (YSX) obtained permission of foreign investment from the Myanmar Investment Committee (MIC) with Permit No. 877/2014.
shape-square-icon YSX was incorporated and registered by the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) with Registration No. 3 JV/2014-2015.
shape-square-icon Myanma Economic Bank, DIR and JPX entered into a Joint-Venture Agreement of YSX.

2015

April

shape-square-icon YSX obtained permission of stock exchange business issued by SECM.
shape-square-icon YSX selected Kanbawza Bank Ltd. (KBZ Bank) as a fund settlement bank for cash settlement on stock trading at YSX.

August

shape-square-icon YSX made an announcement of its listing criteria.

December

shape-square-icon YSX held the Grand Opening Ceremony on 9th December 2015.

2016

February

shape-square-icon YSX entered into an agreement of a fund settlement for stock trading with Kanbawza Bank Limited (KBZ Bank).

March

shape-square-icon YSX made a listing approval to the First Myanmar Investment Co., Ltd. (FMI) and granted trading qualification to five securities companies.
shape-square-icon YSX started the first trading and FMI listed on YSX on 25th March.

May

shape-square-icon YSX makes an announcement of publishing new stock index named MYANPIX (Myanmar Stock Price Index) on 20th May.
shape-square-icon Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings Public Ltd. (MTSH) listed on YSX on 20th May.

August

shape-square-icon Myanmar Citizens Bank Ltd. (MCB) listed on YSX on 26th August.