The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has issued a circular to banks requiring them to enhance customer protection and mitigate reputational risk arising from possible malpractices of intermediaries or sales agents.
SFC fines BNP Paribas HK$15m for failing to properly prioritise client orders in matching and obtain their consent in relation to its dark liquidity pool trading services.
SBI's Hong Kong branch fined HK$7.5 million for breaching anti money-laundering and counter terrorism financing rules.
SFC fines Nomura Hong Kong HK$4.5 million for failing to promptly report trading misconduct by one of its traders.
The Securities and Futures Commission has released a consultation paper on proposed changes to the Securities and Futures (Financial Resources) Rules relating to capital and other prudential requirements for licensed corporations engaged in over-the-counter derivatives activity.
The HKMA advises all licensed banks to follow its guidance to ensure a smooth transition in the upcoming migration to the new OTC derivatives reporting regime.
The Securities and Futures Commission has issued a statement announcing it does not support allowing weighted voting rights structures in companies listed in Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority announced that it will extend the operating hours of the intraday repo under the Renminbi Liquidity Facility from July 20.
HKEx chances of duplicating in metals its success in connecting with stock traders on the mainland may be diminishing.
The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing board has approved two major reforms to regulate stock price movements to be implemented next year.