Asia Risk - Asia Risk September 2011
The US exchange operator hopes to create a transparent, liquid futures contract for renminbi, offering an alternative to the privately negotiated market. But the launch was delayed due to settlement system problems and some traders believe the exchange…
Korean regulators unveiled a three-month short-selling ban in a bid to calm equity markets following a 17% fall in the Kospi since the start of this month. The prohibition went live on August 10, forcing major dealers to unload excess stock inventory at…
The outgoing deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Shyamala Gopinath, is confident that Indian banks have the necessary capital cushion to absorb the additional requirements of Basel III.
Profits at banks in Singapore issuing mortgages and loans based on SOR may be severely dented as the rate turned negative for the first time last week and is predicted to remain this way in the medium term
Deutsche Bank has secured a contract to offer CPPI to clients of BT Financial in Australia, via its wrap platform.
SFC policy director says some product issuers still provide inadequate key facts statements
The Australian banking regulator has proposed the country’s banks meet new Basel III capital and liquidity rules two years ahead of G-20 commitments. The proposal has drawn immediate criticism from the Australian Bankers’ Association
A new rule from the securities regulator, effective September 12, means some Hong Kong-listed A-share ETFs will have to fully collateralise counterparty risk exposure from their P-note issuers. The move could cause existing investors to rethink their…
Hong Kong regulatory platform ready to approve RQFII products; China’s central bank says priority to be given to Hong Kong-based subsidiaries of mainland banks and fund managers
Buyouts and divestments were not the only interesting developments shaking up the delivery of risk management, pricing and analytics, and trading technology in the Asia-Pacific region during the past year. New rules and regulations were also a…
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