The regulator proposes to reduce the minimum subscription and trading lot size to great retail investors greater access, while also increasing the leverage limit for InvITs.
Hong Kong is seeking industry feedback on plans to introduce new systems for a paperless securities market to enhance global competitiveness and increase market efficiency.
The exchange is considering shortening the time it takes to price new shares and to bring pricing closer to the market trading, to address concerns that stocks tend to fall sharply after listing.
“In the next six months you will see more licences being granted," CSRC vice chairman Fang Xinghai told Bloomberg on the the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The SSC is coordinating with Vietnam's Ministry of Public Securities to ensure violators face criminal charges in addition to the existing administrative sanctioning regime.
KRX is seeking new powers that will allow it to intervene to cancel stock trading orders made in error to better guarantee market stability and protect investors.
An industry working group established by the NZX and FMA and supported by EY will provide recommendations to increase the depth and attractiveness of New Zealand’s capital markets.
Authorities have reportedly already approached potential IPO candidates for the SSE's new science and technology board. Draft listing rules are expected as early as this month.
The report highlights the importance of macroeconomic stability, market autonomy, strong legal frameworks and effective regulatory regimes in supporting capital market development.
In addition to easing the requirements for registering as a professional investor, the FSC will introduce a new class of brokerage firm that will specialise in channelling funds to SMEs.