The SFC has extended the deadline for compliance with new rules requiring firms to ensure client suitability when selling complex products by two months.
A new ASIFMA paper provides policy recommendations for making China's capital markets easier to access and more attractive to foreign institutional investors.
The new regulations simplify the registration process for multinational firms borrowing from and lending overseas to make it easier for them to manage cross-border capital flows.
The deferment means Singapore Exchange will be able to continue offering SGX Nifty products until a long term solution is agreed.
The FSA plans to stress test Japanese regional banks by mid-year and issue business improvement orders and possible restrictions on poorly performing banks.
New rules will limit cryptocurrency margin trading to two-to-four times initial deposits and require exchanges offering margin facilities to register separately with government.
Vietnam’s prime minister has approved a scheme that will force banks to list on a stock exchange by 2020. Banks are currently reluctant to go public due to poor market conditions.
Brunei’s government has agreed on a budget of more than $300mn to establish the country's first stock exchange in the next few years.
The Singapore International Commercial Court has ruled that crypto exchange Quoine was liable for a “breach of contract and breach of trust” by reversing seven trades in April 2017.
The proposed agency – the first of its kind in China – could help failed banks to exit the market, limit depositor losses, and prevent contagion effects when serious credit risk events arise.