Entities transacting in government securities, money markets and non-derivative forex markets will be required to have LEI codes, starting with larger firms in April 2019.
Basel III and OTC derivatives reforms were on track and broadly achieving their intended goals. High public debt and rising non-bank financial intermediation remain a focus area for the FSB.
India's clearing corporations will have to enter into agreements establishing links between each other, as well as links to each trading venue, to operationalise the framework by June 2019.
The industry association has been working with EY on proposals aimed at making it easier to distribute Hong Kong-based funds into China through the mutual recognition scheme.
SEBI's new framework requires large corporates to raise at least 25% of their financing through debt securities issuances, to reduce reliance on bank funding and boost the bond market.
Whether offering OTC derivatives, forex or cryptocurrency, retail trading platforms must put client interests front and centre, says OANDA’s Anthony Griffin.
New guidelines seek to boost retail investor participation in the ETF market by facilitating greater product innovation and allowing for the issuance of a more diversified range of ETFs.
Indonesia becomes the second Southeast Asian country to implement T+2 settlement, in a move that is expected to improve liquidity, reduce settlement risk and boost foreign participation.
From 7 November 2018 until 6 December 2021, foreign institutions are exempt from income and value-added taxes on interest earned from bond investments in China.