Stock Market Growing Despite Doubts

Video produced during an IWPR workshop for young Syrian journalists held in Beirut, February 2010.

Stock Market Growing Despite Doubts

Video produced during an IWPR workshop for young Syrian journalists held in Beirut, February 2010.

Sunday, 5 September, 2010

A year after it opened, Syria's stock market only has 12 listed companies and has yet to make much of an impact with investors. Officials say the regulations governing the market, initially quite restrictive, will eventually be relaxed but that transparency and market fairness are key. The number of companies may then increase and investors may then be more enthusiastic about the market.

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