Securities, asset management and venture capital firms can obtain a license to operate a fund which raises capital from investors to list on the KRX and invests in unlisted companies.
Mutual funds should value money market and debt securities using the waterfall approach on the basis of traded yields, SEBI said in a circular.
The WFE and SSE will collaborate to enhance ESG disclosure at stock exchanges. They have also jointly published a blueprint for embedding sustainability in stock exchange operations.
The consultation also proposes amendments to facilitate the electronic performance of corporate actions by securities holders.
New Zealand’s FMA is seeking feedback on how responsible investment products should be described, labelled and promoted to investors.
Fund trustees and custodians in Hong Kong are not subject to any licensing regime or ongoing supervision. The SFC proposes to regulate them under a new type of regulated activity, RA 13.
The price limits will prevent order matching beyond a certain range of the last traded price for the securities market's opening, mid-day and closing auction routines.
From 4 October, margin loans will be capped at five times capital, despite appeals from brokerage firms to postpone the new rules by one year.
Only China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore are fully consistent with all nine IOSCO principles on suitability requirements for the distribution of complex financial products.
Banks may not sell investment, insurance and MPF products in areas that are used for deposit-taking activities, and the face-to-face sales process must be audio-recorded.