The Consortium will serve as a platform to pursue climate-related financial disclosures and decide how the disclosed information will be used in investment decisions.
The Japanese consortium adds nearly 100 more companies, including banks, to the growing list of firms that support the TCFD recommendations on climate risk disclosures.
The FSA is looking to conduct an experiment to explore the use of AI to read and analyse the data in annual securities reports published by listed companies.
In preparation for this year's FATF review, Japanese banks will reportedly terminate counter services for overseas remittances that bypass bank accounts.
The industry-led committee is working to develop term reference rates based on JPY OIS as a potential alternative benchmark in light of the discontinuation of JPY LIBOR in 2021.
The European Commission recognises Japan's rules on valuation, dispute resolution and margin exchange for uncleared OTC derivative contracts as equivalent to EMIR.
The FSA reportedly wants to ensure appropriate measures have been implemented for customer protection and legal compliance after recent management changes.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange and Japan Exchange Group have signed an ETF Connectivity Agreement to streamline investment in the each other’s markets.
In a bill to amend the law, the FSA proposes the introduction of stronger protections for investors and restrictions to prevent misconduct in the crypto sector.
The current plan to keep crude oil and petroleum products on TOCOM will diminish the benefits of the planned merger with JPX.