SWIFT has announced that Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has joined the Know Your Customer Registry.
China may grant commercial banks stock broker licenses in a pilot programme allowing mainland lenders to conduct mixed business.
The Securities and Futures Commission has released a consultation paper on proposed changes to the Securities and Futures (Financial Resources) Rules relating to capital and other prudential requirements for licensed corporations engaged in over-the-counter derivatives activity.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has increased the average risk weights for Australian residential mortgage exposures from 16 percent to 25 percent.
China has issued stricter guidelines to regulate Internet finance, calling for enhanced supervision of the sector while also pledging to support its development.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has outlined Singapore's anti-money laundering regime, reiterating its commitment to safeguarding its financial system.
Zhu Guangyao believes that the supervision and the development of new regulatory frameworks will make it possible to weather any future market turbulence.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission is tightening oversight of the widely-used HOMS trading platform, which is seen to have facilitated stock investors borrowing money outside approved margin lending channels and aiding recent wild fluctuations on the A-share market.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India has issued a circular asking stock exchanges to penalise brokers placing erroneous orders and to discourage frivolous trade annulment requests.
The Financial Stability Board has said it would focus on addressing risks to market liquidity posed by the activities of asset managers rather than on imposing capital and liquidity requirements on the institutions themselves.