The SGX will cut the standard lot size from 1000 shares to 100, allowing more people to invest in stocks with a smaller capital outlay.
The Financial Supervisory Commission has announced a plan to launch a crowdfunding platform to back young and creative entrepreneurs.
China will start trading its first stock options next month in a bid to boost the development of the country’s capital markets.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing said it is working with certain overseas regulators and institutional investors to improve market’s understanding of Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect which went live in November.
Two men have been charged with defrauding Australia’s biggest banks in an alleged A$110 million home loan scam, raising questions over the internal controls of some of the country’s top lenders.
China's Internet holding company Tencent has launched China's first private, internet-based bank as a result of a government regulation last year that effectively opened the state-controlled banking industry to private investors.
US authorities would increase their investigations of international tax evasion by US taxpayers in Hong Kong and the rest of Asia following the implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act from July last year, lawyers say.
Financial Services Commission chairman Shin Je-yoon said he will remove hurdles to the fast-growing financial technology in a bid to boost South Korea's long-sluggish financial industry.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore said it will propose legislations that will make it easier for companies to offer bonds to retail investors in a bid to boost the bond market.
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