Close-out netting is the single most effective tool for reducing credit risk between counterparties, says ISDA chief Scott O'Malia, highlighting the ambiguity over its treatment in key jurisdictions.
With the government bond market now open to retail investors, China is relaxing a restriction that only allowed bond-buying during the first 10 days of the month.
Digital Asset will help create a new reference code library that will simplify and standardise the process of generating lifecycle events defined in the ISDA Common Domain Model.
DTCC's pre-reporting solution can now determine – in real-time – the global cross-regulatory reporting implications and obligations for a particular transaction.
Bursa Malaysia will migrate to T+2 settlement starting from 29 April, putting it in line with the financial markets of developed countries.
The Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges have asked for tax cuts on dividends, bonds, stock transactions, and their own income, in a bid to catalyse Bangladesh's capital markets.
Under draft rules, non-resident retail investors can hedge through interest rate derivatives; non-retail investors can participate for other specified purposes.
Of the 50 listing applicants so far, 41 have been accepted and will have to through a second stage of audit and inquiry. The other 9 have been sent inquiry letters.
The current plan to keep crude oil and petroleum products on TOCOM will diminish the benefits of the planned merger with JPX.
The guidelines will take effect in October, requiring brokers to limit margin lending to five times their capital, among other controls to reduce excessive leverage.