Foreign investors will no longer need to register their identities prior to investing in Korean stocks. The dividend-payment process is also being revised.
The KOSDAQ Global segment comprises 51 companies with a combined market cap of about KRW 78 trillion, which represents 23 percent of the KOSDAQ market.
Bank exposures to NBFIs, particularly highly leveraged firms, could lead to excessive risk concentration and potential liquidity issues.
Issuers that meet certain recognised standards will be able to use an 'SGX Sustainable Fixed Income' mark to identify their securities.
The new contract and other enhancements to Hang Seng TECH Index derivatives suite will provide global investors more choice and flexibility, said HKEX's Wilfred Yiu.
The initial plan was to move stocks for which futures and options are available to the new T+1 settlement cycle in two batches.
HKEX said it is currently reviewing its ESG framework with a focus on enhancing climate disclosures amongst issuers.
A new report says many index funds and state pensions are investing in companies that use Uyghur forced labour or source from suppliers that do.
The FSC will encourage overseas fund managers to provide ESG-related research and technologies to their local agents in Taiwan.
Neuberger Berman was granted approval to set up a wholly-owned mutual fund business in China in September 2021, but has since been waiting for an operating licence.
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