The Securities and Futures Commission has amended the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Repurchases to bring them in line with the Companies Ordinance.
Algorithmic electronic trading strategies in Asia appear to be poised for continued growth; however, more consistent regulatory regimes are required to promote further development of the market.
The Financial Services Commission said fixed-rate and amortising home loans must each account for 40% of banks' residential mortgage holdings by 2017.
The Securities and Futures Commission has begun a two-month consultation concerning the future regulation of alternative liquidity pools (ALPs), also known as dark pools.
Global regulators will probe how lenders respond to a planned limit on bank indebtedness.
The Financial Supervisory Service said it would seek to drastically ease regulatory restrictions on the country's financial sector to boost the industry.
The Ministry of Finance is rolling out new measures to boost tax collection.
The United Kingdom and Singapore have agreed to set up a UK-Singapore Financial Dialogue to deepen financial and economic cooperation between the two countries.
China plans to overhaul its securities regulator to create a more effective oversight of its fast-developing capital markets.
Japanese financial authorities decline to take responsibility for the crypto-currency.