The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said it found no evidence of rigging in the city’s foreign exchange benchmark following an investigation into the operations of ten banks.
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has reaffirmed the statutory civil and criminal liability of initial public offering sponsors for defective prospectuses among the regulator’s main accomplishments in the quarter to September.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is introducing new incentives for market participants in the renminbi futures market to support its development.
Financial Supervisory Commission chairman Tseng Ming-chung said he will seek a common ground with the Ministry of Finance on an impending capital gains tax issue that targets major stock market players.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have issued new guidelines to help the financial industry develop simple and transparent securitization structures.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission has approved the initial public offerings of 12 companies, in a move that could temper fluctuations in markets.
Australia’s prudential regulator has installed new guidelines for banks’ lending to the property sector to address risks in the country’s housing market.
The Financial Services Commission (FSC) said it will establish an independent state-run agency responsible for consumer protection in the financial sector next year.
Australian banks may have to hold more capital to ensure it can survive future financial crises, according to the Financial System Inquiry report.
Japan Exchange Group, Inc and Singapore Exchange have signed a letter of intent to collaborate in the the joint development of markets including the derivatives and commodities, and strengthen their partnership.