New strategic alliance to facilitate knowledge exchange to enhance securities markets education between Europe and India.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp will require companies to prepare corporate social responsibility (CSR) reports starting this year.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) will eventually let investors trade one share at a time, said executive vice-president Chew Sutat, although such policy would depend on the readiness of the market.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted the ban on imports of gold coins and medallions by banks and trading houses.
Hong Kong is requiring the city’s largest banks to set aside more capital to cushion against unexpected losses and pose less risk to the financial system.
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) plans to cap the upfront commission that mutual funds pay distributors in an effort to step up consumer protection.
Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority, or OJK, plans to release a regulation on the definition of foreign banks in the country, in a move that puts its policies in line with those of neighbouring nations Singapore and Malaysia.
Japan and South Korea have agreed to end their 14-year-old currency swap arrangement this month.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has set out a proposal that will give companies easier access to alternative sources of funding through securities-based crowdfunding (SCF).
The Global Markets Entity Identifier utility of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, offered in collaboration with SWIFT, has issued over 165,000 legal entity identifiers (LEIs) to entities from over 140 jurisdictions, representing about 50% of all issued LEIs.