Myanmar gets ready to welcome foreign insurers

Its fledgling insurance sector may only stretch to snake bite cover but Myanmar is set to open its doors to the big boys of global finance, and it could yet be the making of its bond market.
February 28, 2019

Yoma executes Mynamar's debut offshore bond

The Singapore-listed company sets a new landmark for Myanmar as Thailand underpins its position as a regional financing centre for CLMV countries in the Greater Mekong Delta.
January 25, 2019

Is Myanmar losing its sparkle for investors?

A dismal human rights record, banking frailty and new elections; how some dedicated private equity firms are battling against the negative news and see light at the end of the tunnel.
September 18, 2018

The outstanding banks on Asia's frontiers

We continue to reveal why banks from across the region stood out in our annual Country Awards for Achievement. Today, it's the turn of Myanmar, Mongolia and Pakistan.
July 01, 2018

China casts long shadow over solar off-grid startups

Investment has poured into the off-grid solar sector, which offers safe alternatives to kerosene lamps in emerging markets. However a rising flood of Chinese suppliers is crushing margins. Sharper analysis is needed to separate winners from losers.
January 25, 2018