Mainland investors' profits made through Stock Connect and the MRF scheme will be exempt from income tax until 31 December 2022.
The decision was made to relieve the regulatory cost burden on the securities and futures industry, taking into account the "current challenging market environment".
Domestic brokerages Phillip Securities and iFAST prepare to draw up applications digital banking licence to fend off competition from foreign entrants and domestic banks expanding into brokerage business.
Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, the world’s largest, said it will no longer allow overseas shares to be lent out from its global equity portfolio.
99.8% of SGX listed companies have produced sustainability reports, according to a joint review conducted by SGX RegCo and the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations.
The Statement of Good Practice seeks to identify some of the key conflicts of interest that can arise in sovereign and supranational auctions, and to set out measures to enhance market transparency.
BSE, NSE, MCX, MSEI suspend Karvy Stock Broking; NSDL returns to 90% of clients the securities that were illegally pledged at lenders by Karvy.
Korea Exchange has expanded the scope of investors permitted to participate in its repo market to include pension funds, insurance companies and collective investment vehicles.
At a meeting with bank and asset manager heads, the FSS promised to lower regulatory and operational barriers for foreign firms looking to enter Korea’s financial markets.
The 5pm cut-off, compared to 11.30pm currently, will make it easier for trading members to compute and collect client margins, effective from April 2020.