Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission plans to issue regulations by the end of September that would allow the launch of hedge funds and junk bond funds in a bid to keep yield-seekers from investing abroad.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India is working on guidelines to regulate algorithmic trading and is expected to release them within the next two months.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India is seeking guidance from the Finance Ministry ahead of its merger with the Forward Market Commission on whether to allow Foreign Portfolio Investors into the commodity derivatives market.
India’s Finance Ministry is looking to allow greater pricing flexibility for securities with an exit valuation clause at a rate set beforehand, in a move to attract more private equity and venture capital investment for e-commerce and other emerging sectors.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is pushing ahead with its plan to develop the financial reporting ecosystem in Thailand in a bid to promote financial statement quality, improve operations of businesses and facilitate investor decision-making.
The U.S. fund giant has won a special new licence that will allow it to raise funds in China directly for the first time.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is proposing changes to its regulatory requirements in a bid to improve the efficiency of bank supervision and reduce banks’ costs.
Nepal’s new draft law that will put financial institutions under the regulatory jurisdiction of provincial governments is drawing criticism from bankers, regulators and economists, including the central bank itself.
The Federal Reserve Board has announced an enforcement action against one of the biggest banks in China, ordering it to restructure its anti-money laundering compliance program.
Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission has announced it will make debt securities offerings more convenient and less time-consuming for issuers, in line with international practices.