YANGON, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) Expo-2019 was held in Myanmar's Yangon for the third time on Sunday.
Deputy Minister U Maung Maung Win of Planning and Finance called for all stakeholders' continued efforts to attract more investors, fully protect investors and ensure market quality.
The expo aims to attract potential investors into the country's capital market and to help develop the ecosystem of the capital market as well as to raise public awareness on stock market.
Sunday's expo features seminar sessions, including local and foreign expert talk and panel discussion under the titles of "Investment in Stock", "Foreign Perspective", and "Impact of Foreign Participation in Myanmar Stock Market".
The expo is the third of its kind after the first and second were held in September of 2017 and 2018.
The YSX recently introduced online trading system to attract more investors in stock market and promote stock trading value.
At present, five listed companies -- First Myanmar Investment (FMI), Myanmar Thilawa SEZ Holdings (MTSH), Myanmar Citizens Bank (MCB), First Private Bank (FPB) and TMH Telecom Public Co. Ltd are trading on YSX.
Jointly owned by the Myanmar Economic Bank, Japan's Daiwa Securities and the Japan Exchange Group, the YSX officially began trading in March, 2016.