20th June 2016
China’s stock market regulator – China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) – on Friday announced new set of rules for Initial Public Offering (IPO), tightening the scrutiny over IPO in a bid to weed out any unqualified shares issued by new and existing companies. The securities regulator will now particularly look… Read More
16th June 2016
Taiwan’s financial regulator is getting local banks to lower their exposure to China by clamping down on the amount of yuan business they can conduct, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The move comes as concerns over credit and investment quality in China increases with the slowdown of… Read More
15th June 2016
Measures on trading halts, quotas failed to sway index firm Volatility, state meddling still concerns for some investors Read More
13th June 2016
Regulator to crack the whip on stock market violators, plans more stringent action to check speculation and manipulation on China’s bourses Read More
13th June 2016
Qi Bin, chief of the China Securities Regulatory Commission’s department of international cooperation, stepped up calls for the inclusion of A shares into MSCI’s emerging markets benchmarks Sunday, two days ahead of a final verdict by the global index provider. Read More
10th June 2016
China’s securities regulator has rushed through stock market rule changes under its new chairman in a bid to persuade MSCI to include domestic Chinese shares in one of its global benchmarks. The New York-based index provider will announce on June 14 if China has done enough to overcome investor concerns,… Read More
8th June 2016
Pledge made as Beijing and Washington agree at annual dialogue to greater cooperation against graft and resolving differences in Asia-Pacific peacefully Read More
8th June 2016
Macau’s money laundering controls have been strengthened by authorities in Beijing, in a move that will compound the gambling hub’s misery as it reflects this week on two years of consecutive month-on-month economic decline. Read More
6th June 2016
The tighter regulations in Macau contrast with the lax money laundering laws of Manila where a lack of robust controls made it an easy target for a brazen cyber-heist from Bangladesh's central bank. Macau's new measures, which include keeping daily records and hiring compliance officers, are expected to compound pressure on the high-roller VIP sector and increase operating costs for casinos, said analysts. Read More
6th June 2016
China's biggest banks are beefing up their risk management and compliance programs, following a series of high-profile judicial investigations and regulatory probes in the United States and Europe. Read More