The FSB found progress in OTC reform implementation on among 24 member jurisdictions, with great strides on trade reporting and higher capital on non-centrally cleared derivatives.
The Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges have implemented rules on the criteria for compulsory delisting of firms accused of major securities, public health or national security related violations.
Retail investors will be able to buy government bonds directly from bank branches or online, as policymakers seek to boost demand for government securities and offer investors more choice.
SGX RegCo chief Boon Gin Tan offers clarity around the regulatory obligations of listed companies that may choose to offer ICOs as a way to finance business growth.
The regulator will conduct a review of selected firms in Hong Kong with a view to understanding risks arising from remote risk booking, operational risk and data risk.
The new guidelines tweak rules on marking to market to align with international standards, promote transparency and confidence in the markets, and encourage active market trading.
An FSA official told Bloomberg that the regulator will discuss the issue of unsold bonds held by underwriters during its regular discussions with market participants.
Among several other enhancements, moving from a T+3 to a T+2 settlement cycle will harmonise Singapore with stock markets in Australia, the EU, Hong Kong and the US.
Parties making the voluntary delisting offer to privatise an issuer will not be allowed to vote on the delisting resolution, as is the case in Hong Kong and Australia.
China's brokerages are looking to boost capital to guard against further falls in the markets that could threaten the value of loans backed by stock pledges.