Clearing and settlement infrastructure needs to be set up to boost cross-border trading
Asian financial crisis saw Malaysia move from vangard to slow lane of Asia's markets
Basel Committee proposal incentivises risk taking and disincentivises good risk management
Bank of Thailand director warns of financial liberalisation dangers
PSE chief Hans Sicat views cross-border partnerships as vital for development of Asean exchanges, although domestic regulation creates some obstacles
The relaxation of the Fed stance on tapering hasn't reassured South-east Asian corporates
Economic fundamentals, not credit ratings, should drive Basel III risk weightings, argues CIMB markets head
Special report: Asean
Underpinning the integration of regional capital markets is a major concern for Vorapol Socatiyanurak, secretary general of Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission
Proposal for CCPs to act as clearing members for each other receives backing of Thai regulator
Steeled for the fight
Free-to-view photographs from the ASEAN Risk conference held in Singapore on May 28, 2012
A reliance on external players is holding back the ETF sector in Malaysia and Indonesia
Paul Harrald of Standard Chartered tells Asean Risk 2012 conference that Asian banks providing trade finance services will struggle to meet Basel III rules on leverage ratios
Resilience in regional markets will insulate Asian nations from any European slowdown, say economists during Asean Risk 2012 roundtable
The Basel III Accord has been framed purely to fix the failures in the US and European banking system and is placing an unfair burden on Asian financial institutions, according to speakers at Asean Risk conference.
A new ‘Brics exchanges alliance’ has been formed to allow investors to trade equity index derivatives of each participating exchange in local currencies. The move comes as Asian exchanges increasingly are establishing alliances to promote cross-border...
Joint venture between Singapore Exchange and Chi-X Global expects to announce four new members in the next two months
Insurance companies active in the Asia-Pacific region are closely studying their European rivals to exploit any regulatory arbitrage opportunities presented as European Union insurers move to adopt Solvency II risk capital rules. But short-term gains...
Asian regulators note the risk of future market volatility due to fund outflows from the region or external global difficulties, suggesting that both Chiang Mai and short selling are among topics that need attention.