In response to substantially increased trading volumes, HKEx plans to double its stock clearing system capacity.
Hong Kong is "monitoring the implications" for banks following bribery and corruption charges against officials of the football governing body FIFA.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) is exploring the possibility of setting up a commodities link with mainland China similar to the the city’s stock connect program with Shanghai.
In a push to monitor money laundering in the banking system, Hong Kong regulators have asked banks to look into customer’s filings to see if they’re paying their dues.
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has banned individual investors from trading in dark pools as a result of industry consultation on how to improve regulation of the alternative trading venue.
Securities and Futures Commission would watch market activity closely to ensure against market manipulation amid a surge in trading volume.
China Construction Bank (Asia) has announced they will be implementing Wolter Kluwers, OneSumX Regulatory Reporting solution.
Hong Kong’s stock exchange is exploring the possibility of opening direct stock trade links with Taiwan, says its chairman, adding that it held initial talks with Taipei about a potential cross-border share trade.
HSBC Group’s threat to decamp from its London headquarters represents aggressive regulatory arbitrage and brinkmanship.
Hong Kong’s de facto central bank may have to scale up its regulatory operations should British banking firm HSBC decide to relocate its headquarters in the city.