While decentralised financial technologies do pose risks, they may increase competition and diversity in the financial system and reduce existing entities’ systemic importance.
The report identifies the prerequisites for creating an ecosystem that facilitates sustainable finance, and sets out 10 recommendations for growth and emerging markets.
Industry players and banking experts say the move will not only boost digital payments, but also make transactions faster, safer and cost-effective.
China’s debt-to-equity swaps programme has been dominated by state enterprises. More private companies are now being encouraged to participate to reduce short-term repayment pressures.
MAS proposes to apply its 2018 accountability and conduct guidelines to a wider range of financial institutions, including fund managers, trade repositories and benchmark administrators.
The user guide provides an overview of RFRs, details on how they are calculated, and options on how they can be used in cash products.
The Task Force said some of the results of its disclosure review and survey are encouraging, but not enough companies are disclosing decision-useful climate-related financial information.
The first Notice covers account issuance, money transfers and money changing services. The second Notice sets out a separate framework for digital payment tokens.
The discussion paper describes the considerations CCPs take into account when planning and conducting default management auctions.
Further efforts are needed to reduce paper clearing and improve acceptance infrastructure (e.g. PoS devices) to enhance digital payments.