Image of Asia: Opening Myanmar's new stock exchange
The Associated Press
Mar. 25, 2016
In this photo by Gemunu Amarasinghe, First Myanmar Investment executive chairman Serge Pun joyfully hugs a pillar on the bell at the Yangon Stock Exchange in Myanmar after his company became the first stock to be traded there. First Myanmar Investment is one of Myanmar's biggest public companies, with over 6,700 shareholders, and had an opening price of 26,000 kyats ($22). The exchange officially opened for business on Friday more than three months after it was launched in December 2015.