A New Myanmar Needs a New (Crypto) Currency
By James Song and Maung Zarni
Despite a string of recent cryptocurrency scandals, the country's resistance forces have a lot to gain from pushing toward fintech's frontiers.
Myanmar Political Standoff Leaves Economy in Tatters
By Elaine Kurtenbach
With foreign trade falling by 22 percent, dollars are scarce and valuable versus the kyat.
Investors Spooked by Myanmar Crisis as Economy Braces for Free Fall
By Dominic Oo and John Liu
The February coup has rapidly unwound a decade of economic progress, while foreign investors are headed for the exits.
Myanmar’s Currency Falls to All-Time Low Amid Post-Coup Turmoil
By Sebastian Strangio
Booming demand and limited supply of U.S. dollars have seen the kyat steadily lose value.