New Zealand and Myanmar will be members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, slated to begin operations later this year.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission has granted approval for the first public sale of units by a real estate investment trust (REIT).
The China Securities Regulatory Commission is proposing a ceiling on margin trading at brokerages and for existing margin trade contracts to be rolled over.
The Hong Kong Government has extended its offshore funds tax exemption, allowing investments in private companies to qualify and loosening other restrictions.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has approved a four-member sharia advisory board to oversee Islamic financial products in the country.
MSCI is seeking the formation of a working group with the China Securities Regulatory Commission to accelerate the timeline for including mainland stocks in global benchmark indices.
Chinese banks are set to issue interbank certificates of deposit to foreign financial institutions inside the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
Commercial Bank of Ceylon and Hatton National Bank will become the first banks in Sri Lanka to become compliant with International Financial Reporting Standards.
The Reserve Bank of India announces a new scheme to help banks deal with their mountains of bad debt.
Study commissioned shows the long-term success of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect hinges on removing barriers to participation.