Indonesia may consider selling public stakes in banks and imposing lending quotas as part of plans to introduce reforms in the financial sector.
State-owned Land Bank of Taiwan aims to raise new funds through an initial public offering (IPO) in three years to strengthen its capital adequacy ratio, which lags behind peers, newly sworn-in chairman Shiu Kuang-si said.
The buffer capital of Philippine banks remain well above the benchmark set by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas as of end-March, after the new Basel III standards were implemented for the first time at the start of the year, the...
The Financial Services Authority (OJK) has issued guidelines on advertising practices by financial firms in line with laws ensuring customer protection.
Bank Indonesia and the Financial Services Authority are discussing the possibility of allowing the trading of short-term sukuk or Islamic bonds in a move that could diversify sharia financial products and help sharia banks raise cash in the market.
The Financial Supervisory Commission is taking a tougher stand on the release of client notes by securities houses involving listed companies and their stock prices in a bid to curb market speculation.
Taiwan's top financial regulator is moving to consolidate the country's fragmented and over-crowded financial sector by engaging leaders of some of its largest banks in a dialogue.
Malaysian ownership of Indonesian banks came under the spotlight following a proposed bill that compels foreign banks to trim their shareholding to 40%.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Securities and Futures Commission are seeking industry views on rules regarding mandatory reporting and related record-keeping obligations under the new over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives regime.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore is requiring banks and other financial institutions to perform a risk assessment on money laundering and terrorist financing at a wider institutional level, beyond the assessment of individual customers.
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