Asian regulators are increasingly warming to the concept of an Asian funds passport similar to the Ucits directive of the European Union. This might result in the region having its own cross-border fund...
Andrew Fung, head of treasury and investment at Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong, believes the Hong Kong and Chinese governments should simplify procedures for offshore renminbi to be remitted to mainland China....
The new Basel III framework had to be drawn up at warp speed, but regulators have compensated with an extended transition period and will be looking out for unintended consequences, Karen Kemp of the Hong...
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