Foreign investors will be allowed to hold up to a 35% stake in Myanmar-listed companies, as stipulated in the new Companies Law, which entered into force in August 2018.
The Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses, as strategic partners, will provide technical support to help the Dhaka Stock Exchange develop the new indices.
Nomura Securities International has agreed to repay approximately $25mn to affected customers and $1.5mn in SEC fines to settle the charges.
SGX already uses dynamic circuit breakers during continuous trading, but there is currently nothing similar used during the opening, mid-day and closing auctions.
Japan has migrated to its new T+2 securities settlement cycle, on schedule, following a final successful migration rehearsal test over the weekend.
An alternative compliance regime will be provided for non-US DCOs registered with the CFTC, while exempt DCOs will be allowed to offer clearing through foreign intermediaries.
Certain FSA-regulated derivatives trading platforms will be exempt from the requirement to register with the CFTC, and the FSA will facilitate authorisation for CFTC-regulated platforms.
The upgrade standardises and unifies SGX's operations, messaging and data infrastructure, enabling greater flexibility, speed and cost-efficiency when launching new products and services.
Following the success of the Hong Kong Bond Connect and Shanghai-London Stock Connect, China and the UK are exploring the feasibility of a bond connect programme.
An RBI working group has proposed extending onshore FX trading from 5pm to 9pm, in a bid to recapture liquidity lost to offshore markets in recent years.