Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing will offer renminbi-denominated futures for zinc, copper and nickel, under plans to expand its commodities trading this year.
The China Banking Regulatory Commission is stepping up efforts to combat illegal fund-raising over the internet, and aims to roll out an investor education campaign to guide the public.
China's banking regulator has urged trust companies to strengthen risk management, listing shareholders’ obligations and ruling out shadow banking.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore and its counterpart in Brunei have agreed to expand bilateral cooperation into new areas of partnership including monetary management and banking supervision.
China's central bank aims to boost credit flow to the rural areas with the decision to cut the reserve requirement ratio for county-level rural commercial banks and rural credit cooperative unions.
Australia’s top central banker sees the country’s financial system moving toward a more market-based sources of finance, particularly bond issuance.
The Securities Exchange Board of India has released a circular with detailed corporate governance norms for listed companies providing stricter disclosures and protection of investor rights,
Indonesia’s Financial Service Authority is launching an online reporting system in June that will allow listed companies to submit various reports to the authority with ease.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) governments are seeking views on a proposal that will facilitate cross border issuing of managed investment funds within makers of key member economies.
The Financial Services Commission plans to improve the corporate financing environment by promoting initial public offerings (IPOs) and invigorating the moribund local capital market.