Amended 'Code on Unit Trusts and Mutual Funds' to take effect in January with 12-month transition period. Proposals on classification of derivatives funds have been revised.
The move to unify regulation of the bond markets under one authority is aimed at improving the overall regulatory system and preventing systemic risk.
An expert panel constituted by SEBI has issued recommendations that, if adopted, would enable Indian firms to list overseas and foreign companies to list directly in India.
By moving to a blockchain platform, Calastone seeks to address the high cost of funds distribution and operational risk resulting from manual processes, older systems and legacy technology.
Stockbrokers and depository participants will have to formulate a comprehensive cyber security and cyber resilience policy document in accordance with the guidelines by April 2019.
UBS will become the first foreign financial institution to take a controlling stake in a China-based securities joint venture, having now received formal approval from the CSRC.
The CFFEX has lowered margin requirements and trading costs on stock index futures, while also raising the daily trading limit on individual futures products.editors
The bourse said the move to a shorter settlement cycle will improve operational efficiency, reduce counterparty risk and improve the competitiveness of Malaysia's capital market.
The approval marks the launch of the Shanghai-London Stock Connect, which allows China- and London-listed firms to issue depository receipts in each other's markets.
The PBOC says preparatory work has been completed to enable international investors' access to China's interbank bond market, via Bond Connect, through Bloomberg terminals.