Equity market trading value sinks to K473 mln in April

The grand trading value of the eight listed companies on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) registered the lowest of K473 million in April owing to the long Thingyan holidays, according to the monthly report released by the exchange.
The equity market registered trading values of K1 billion with 425,102 shares in January 2024, K693 million with 253,178 million in February and K1.34 billion with 560,687 shares in March, respectively.
At present, shares of eight listed companies — First Myanmar Investment (FMI), Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings (MTSH), Myanmar Citizens Bank (MCB), First Private Bank (FPB), TMH Telecom Public Co Ltd (TMH), the Ever Flow River Group Public Co Ltd (EFR), Amata Holding Public Co Ltd. (AMATA) and Myanmar Agro Exchange Public Co Ltd (MAEX) are traded in the security market.
The total trading volumes were registered at 8,316 shares of FMI worth K71.73 million, 61,000 shares of MTSH worth K174.4 million, 125 shares of MCB worth K0.99 million, 25,452 shares of FPB worth over K38.18 million, 3,010 shares of TMH worth K7.64 million, 4,986 shares of EFR worth over K8.42 million, 452 shares of AMATA worth K2.07 million and 14,376 shares of MAEX worth K28.79 million respectively last month.
The closing share prices per unit were K8,300 for FMI, K2,850 for MTSH, K8,000 for MCB, K1,550 for FPB, K2,450 for TMH, K1,650 for EFR and K4,500 for AMATA and K1,800 for MAEX in April.
Next, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar (SECM) has allowed foreigners to invest in the local equity market since 20 March 2020.
The YSX launched in 2015. It conducts stock investment webinars and training courses in order to disseminate rules and regulations regarding the stock exchange and knowledge of share trading among the public. YSX Investment Virtual Series also offers insight talks with listed companies’ executives and investment presentations by security companies every weekend at 4 pm on YouTube, Facebook, Viber and Telegram platforms of the YSX, along with panel discussions with experts. — NN/KK

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