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.
Collaboration to focus on strengthening supervision, enhancing connectivity, cooperating on fintech and supporting the Belt and Road initiative.
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.
Foreign nationals in China can now open trading accounts at local brokerages, but so far brokers and investors appear unenthusiastic, say reports.
UnionPay launches mobile payments in Hong Kong and Macau, among other tie-ups in Singapore, France and the UK.
The branches sold unregistered investment products to other banks to channel funds into companies beyond what regulatory lending caps allowed.
PBOC, CSRC and NAFMII will collaborate on unified regulations and processes for ratings in the interbank and exchange-traded bond 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.