SGX, ICBC and the CCDC will explore the development of new index fund products using newly-launched China Bond Indices as the underlying, to be listed in Singapore.
The Securities Commission has released a roadmap charting out Malaysia’s path to becoming a regional leader in sustainable and responsible investment.
The 'World Bank Philippines Catastrophe Bonds' will finance up to $225mn of financial protection against earthquakes and tropical cyclones for the Philippines over the next three years.
The CSRC prohibits four types of futures trading manipulation, including false trading and activities intended to spread false information or create confusion among investors.
The HKMA has issued new guidance aimed at preventing, detecting and mitigating misconduct risks at financial institutions in the selling of investment funds.
Under the regime, brokers must assign a unique digital code that identifies each investor, who will be “deemed to agree” that their information may be transferred to the Hong Kong SFC and SEHK.
Nomura Orient International Securities, 51% owned by its Japanese parent, will be allowed to operate brokerage, investment consulting, proprietary trading, and asset management businesses.
PTA, methanol, iron ore and gold options will launch in December and rapeseed meal options will launch in mid-January.
APRA has determined that only ANZ, BNP Paribas, Citibank, CBA, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JP Morgan, Macquarie, MUFG, NAB, Sumitomo Mitsui and Westpac will be required to report under ARS 722.0.
Among the rules are a higher net worth requirement for portfolio managers, a doubling of the minimum investment requirement for PMS funds, and mandatory appointment of a custodian.