The move is aimed at increasing investment into Chinese equities even as regulators take steps to reduce the risk posed by such products to bank balance sheets.
The SFC will require better environmental and climate risk disclosures by listed companies and asset managers, and will work with HKEX to promote green financial products.
The CSRC will ban or impose penalties on firms engaging that help companies with low creditworthiness issue debt in exchange for under-the-table payments.
Foreign investors with direct exposure to commodities can trade commodity derivatives in India. BSE and NSE to start offering commodity derivatives from 1 October.
The CSRC is looking to avoid the spread of negative sentiment among retail investors as the Shanghai Composite Index falls to a three year low amid trade war tensions.
India has begun the process to merge Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and Bank of Baroda in a bid to support their weak balance sheets and consolidate the state-run banking sector.
Banks and buy-side firms should begin compliance processes to meet the September 2020 deadline as early as possible, urged panellists at the ISDA Industry and Regulatory Forum.
Regulators at the ISDA conference in Singapore expressed concern about Brexit uncertainty, but were cautiously optimistic that Asia would suffer only minimal impacts in transactions with the EU and UK.
Legislative efforts in the EU to bring non-EU clearinghouses under EMIR has elicited sharp responses from the CFTC chairman, who said that only US regulation can apply to US derivatives markets.
The regulator has levied fines of over 4 billion yuan in the past 20 months, four times the 1 billion yuan in fines it levied in the previous 14 years.