The ASEAN Capital Markets Forum has endorsed a roadmap for promoting sustainable investment and launched a framework for cross-border publication of research.
Vietnam’s prime minister has approved a scheme that will force banks to list on a stock exchange by 2020. Banks are currently reluctant to go public due to poor market conditions.
Brunei’s government has agreed on a budget of more than $300mn to establish the country's first stock exchange in the next few years.
Industry veteran Philip Keller explores the approach taken by regulators in the Philippines to encourage fintech innovation and financial sector digitalisation.
In the latest twist in the Bangladesh Bank cyber heist saga, Philippine lender Rizal Commercial Banking Corp has filed a defamation suit against Bangladesh's central bank.
The SET says it will build a comprehensive digital asset ecosystem around the new platform as part of its digitalisation strategy, as the country approves its first 'ICO portal'.
KPMG's Simon Topping offers his views on how regulatory considerations can affect the attractiveness and competitiveness of Asia Pacific banking markets.
Bank of Ayudhya has become the first bank in Thailand to introduce facial recognition in account opening, which it says will enhance security and prevent fraud and identity theft.
The BSP has given subsidiary banks and quasi-banks an extra year to meet the 100% LCR and NSFR requirements.
Bangladesh Bank is spearheading a wide-ranging policy review to tackle soaring NPLs and willful defaulters in the nation’s banking sector.