The PBOC will pay just 0.35% annually on customer money that payments firms hold with the central bank, but the move marks a reversal of an earlier decision to pay no interest.
ESMA has granted non-EU issuers of securities and collateral a 12-month grace period before they are required to report LEIs under SFTR.
The FCA has set out a plan to become a 'highly data-driven regulator'. The BOE has published a discussion paper on transforming data collection.
HKEX has announced that its central counterparty subsidiary, OTC Clear, has received approval to offer client clearing services to banks in Japan.
There are three key areas where Hong Kong regulators are expected to turn up the heat in 2020, says KPMG’s Simon Topping.
The guidance sets 5-year targets for banks and insurers to improve in areas such as governance, risk management, financial product development and fintech innovation.
The move is aimed at improving the ability of market participants to hedge currency risk in the onshore rupee market to boost domestic trading volumes.
The guide seeks to help firms subject to margin rules analyse multiple foreign rule sets, identify situations in which different rules apply, and improve understanding on substituted compliance.
Stock exchanges, depositories and clearing corporations are required to include compliance with SEBI rules in the scope of their system audits, and to report any non-compliance to the regulator.
The bill proposes that the BSP grant five virtual bank licences every year for at least five years, and to allow both financial and non-financial firms to apply.