During the past five years, the Ministry of Finance has carried out several financial sector reforms in Myanmar in five areas: monetary; public budget management; money market; capital market; and institutional development.
The plan to establish the Yangon Stock Exchange, a capital market reform, began in 2012. After the Securities and Exchange Commission was formed, it has initiated the formation of laws, rules, notifications, and announcements for the Securities Companies, Listed Public Companies and the Yangon Stock Exchange.
December 9, 2015 is a historic day for Myanmar when the Yangon Stock Exchange, Myanmar’s first stock exchange opens its doors and a new era begins for Myanmar’s Capital Market. History has shown that it can take at least a hundred years for a stock exchange to be fully-developed and flourished. The opening of the Yangon Stock Exchange is just sowing the seeds of a modern developed stock exchange and it is the task of future generation to nature and cultivates it.
According to Section 27 of the Securities Exchange Law, staff of securities companies need to obtain Securities Representative Business License from SECM after passing examination. On 6 and 7 February, 2016,
ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံစေတာ့ရွယ္ယာေစ်းကြက္ဖြံ့ျဖိဳးတိုးတက္ေရးအတြက္ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံေငြေခ်းသက္ေသခံလက္မွတ္လုပ္ငန္းၾကီးၾကပ္ေရးေကာ္မရွင္ႏွင့္UK- Myanmar Financial Services Taskforce အဖြဲ့တို့ ပူးတြဲ၍အမ်ားႏွင့္သက္ဆိုင္ေသာကုမၸဏီမ်ားအရည္အခ်င္းတိုးတက္ရန္အရည္အခ်င္းျမွင့္ Seminar ကုိေအာက္ပါအစီအစဥ္အတိုင္းျပဳလုပ္မည္ျဖစ္ပါသည္။အမ်ားႏွင့္သက္ဆိုင္ေသာကုမၸဏီမ်ားမွတာ၀န္ရွိသူမ်ားႏွင့္စိတ္ပါ၀င္စားသူမ်ားအခမဲ့တက္ေရာက္ႏုိင္ပါသည္။
The distinguished Vice President of Global Business Development and International Business Planning Mr. Masahiro Shimomura, The Chief of Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance Mr. Naoya Koseki, The Manager of Trade Control and Trading Compliance Mr. Eiji Yamada from SMBC NIKKO Securities Inc. visited the Office of Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar (SECM) on 14th to 15th December.