The stock market trading scheme between Hong Kong and Shanghai could be derailed by unclear tax policies and daily quotas that discourage foreign institutional investors to take part in the initiative.
The Securities and Futures Commission has reaffirmed that sponsors of initial public offerings (IPO), particularly banks that prepare companies for a Hong Kong listing, are criminally liable for defective prospectuses.
The Securities and Futures Commission issued its quarter to June report detailing accomplishments that included the release of a regulatory framework for the over-the-counter derivatives market, and the announcement of a cross-border stock market scheme between Hong Kong and Shanghai.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s top executive said the city aims to boost its fund and wealth management industry over a five-year period.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing said it plans to promote the use of CES China 120 index futures contract as a hedging and risk management tool ahead of the implementation of the cross-border stock investment program — Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock...
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Bank of Thailand introduced a new cross-border payment link between Hong Kong’s US dollar real time settlement system and Bank of Thailand’s Baht system.
The Securities and Futures Commission is finalising amendments to the Real Estate Investment Trust Code (REIT) which will allow REIT managers to invest in financial instruments and property development activities, after many industry participants supported the measure.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Securities and Futures Commission are seeking industry views on rules regarding mandatory reporting and related record-keeping obligations under the new over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives regime.
The Securities and Futures Commission has fined Ping An of China Securities (Hong Kong) HK$6 million over “serious internal control deficiencies.”
The Securities and Futures Commission said it will continue with its efforts to develop an asset management market for Hong Kong domiciled funds, while safeguarding investor interests through launching various regulatory initiatives.