With regulation continuing to play a prominent role in Asia over the next five years, China’s Belt and Road initiative is likely to drive increased coordination between the region’s regulators, says a new report from Broadridge and Kapronasia.
Increased use of futures in ETFs and investment trusts, while desirable to deepen futures market, has the potential to create correlation and contagion risks among asset classes where none existed before.
A benign economic environment will support Hong Kong bank profitability and asset quality. However, increasing interest rates in the US could tighten bank liquidity.
New research from State Street has identified access to distribution data as a major challenge for asset managers; understanding the impact of local regulation on strategy the biggest challenge for product launches.
MAS deputy managing director Jacqueline Loh spoke about the steps taken in adopting and embedding the FX Global Code in the industry and key priorities for the coming year.
The Governance Institute of Australia’s 2018 Ethics Index revealed that public trust in banking and financial services is at a new low.
The rating agency has changed its outlook for Indonesia’s banking system to stable for positive on the back of strong operating environment, capitalisation and liquidity levels.
In its India Staff Report, IMF brought up the issue of dual regulation of state run banks and called for full supervisory control of these banks to be given to the RBI.
Enhancements to DTCC's Global Trade Repository service in Singapore will support the MAS's next phase of derivatives trade reporting requirements, as well as improve usability and reduce complexity for users.
The Thai banking industry will see improved operating environment given robust economic growth along with strong capitalisation and government support, according to an assessment by Moody’s.