Myanmar

Singapore Budget

Singapore's GIC buys into Yoma Bank, adding to Myanmar deals

SINGAPORE (Jan 30): Singapore’s sovereign wealth firm GIC Pte has bought a substantial stake in Myanmar’s Yoma Bank Ltd.

SE Asian economies

Myanmar tycoon open to foreign investment in wake of Ayala deal

(Nov 29): Myanmar tycoon Win Aung is open to foreign investment in the listed industrial-estate provider he oversees, following Ayala Corp’s tie-up with a firm traded on the nation’s fledgling stoc

Investing ideas

Can Japfa overcome near-term cyclical pressures to see turnaround?

SINGAPORE (Aug 8): Lower average selling prices and higher costs drove earnings for agri-food company Japfa down to US$5 million ($6.8 million) for the 2Q19 ended June, a steep 83% drop from a year

US-China trade war

To dodge trade war, Chinese exporters shift production to low-cost nations

GUANGZHOU/YANGON (June 27): Pressured by a labour crunch and rising wages in China, Shu Ke’an, whose company supplies bulletproof vests, rifle bags and other tactical gear to the United States, fir

Investing strategy

5 things you need to know before investing in Myanmar

SINGAPORE (June 21): When Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi swept to victory in Myanmar’s 2015 polls against the then-ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party, euphoria and expectations were

Geopolitics

Aung San Suu Kyi's reckoning not just the Rohingya, but the economy too

SINGAPORE (June 24): On June 19, cyclists wearing shirts emblazoned with Aung San Suu Kyi’s picture biked around Mandalay.

Geopolitics

Aung San Suu Kyi's reckoning not just the Rohingya, but the economy too

SINGAPORE (June 24): On June 19, cyclists wearing shirts emblazoned with Aung San Suu Kyi’s picture biked around Mandalay.

Geopolitics

Myanmar: The long game

Euphoria and expectations were high after Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy swept to power in 2015.

Geopolitics

No solution in sight to Rohingya crisis

SINGAPORE (June 21): Kutupalong refugee camp, Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh: It is hot and humid now in Bangladesh, more so in the coastal city of Cox’s Bazaar, which boasts the longest stretch of beach

Broker's Calls

Yoma remains on track for a rebound amid near-term uncertainties: RHB

SINGAPORE (Dec 27): RHB Research is maintaining its “buy” call on Yoma Strategic while lowering its target price to 57 cents from 66 cents, after the stock’s recent share price recovery from all-ti

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