Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority has relaxed mark-to-market rules for debt securities held by insurance companies and pension funds in a bid to boost demand for local debt.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange is open to exploring setting up a stock-trading link with Malaysia if Bursa Malaysia is interested.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of the Philippines is seeking leeway from Congress to scrutinise bank records so as to respond promptly when there are cases of securities violation.
The State Bank of Vietnam has issued a circular allowing the Vietnam Asset Management Company to issue a new type of bond to financial institutions selling bad debts.
The Yangon Stock Exchange, Myanmar’s first modern bourse, will begin accepting listing applications in September and open in early December.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked the Philippine Stock Exchange to explain trading outages that halted all floor trading three times over a span of seven days in August.
Pioneering bank in Nepal to join The KYC Registry allowing the proactive sharing of information with correspondent banks.
OJK warns banking industry of increase in capital if financial health at risk due to devaluation of rupiah.
Taiwan’s government gives green light to use NT$500 billion fund to stabilise stock market.
The Asian Development Bank Institute has published a working paper attributing the growth of the Philippine microfinance sector to conducive government policies which promote private sector innovation and enable a market-based financial ecosystem.