An on-the-ground look at China's growing bond market and the challenges that remain for foreign investors.
Financial firms often look to Asia for expansion because of the compelling size of the region’s markets. Wei-Shen details how it could prove harder than it seems.
Esma’s ‘No LEI, No Trade’ policy gets real after the official end of a grace period on Mifid II’s LEI requirement, while at the same time Hong Kong regulators have introduced a new LEI mandate to boost identifier use in the region. Jamie Hyman and Wei…
HKMA and SFC would stagger the implementation dates for different reporting entities.
International regulators say it's too soon for fintech such as blockchain or robo-advisors to pose a threat to financial stability, but warns that caution is still necessary.
Offshore platform to link with Bond Connect program, giving foreign investors access to Chinese mainland fixed-income market.
Regionally-governed utilities could help make up for slower-than-expected takeup of global KYC services.
Hong Kong's HKMA says it is premature to make a conclusion on distributed-ledger technology.
Hong Kong’s regulator observed that more fintech initiatives were being explored by the banking industry.
Wei-Shen Wong takes a look at where regulators in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan stand in terms of encouraging fintech innovation, and examines who has taken the lead.
Newly established bank has unique AML challenge
Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited (HKICL), the clearing and settlement house for the Hong Kong financial market, has agreed to adopt the Market Infrastructure Resiliency Service (MIRS) run by Swift to reduce operational risks and improve the…
MarkitSERV has connected to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's (HKMA) trade repository, the data provider has announced.
After 24 years in Hong Kong, Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) is gearing up for a potentially game-changing development related to Mainland China. Bill Rosensweig, BBH's director of investor services who formerly headed up its Infomediary platform, says the…
UBS and HSBC have completed their first cross-border renminbi triparty repo, using Euroclear Bank and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) as collateral agents.
Singaporean, Hong Kong and Australian bodies express concern over extraterritorial implications for OTC reform.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Bank Negara Malaysia and Euroclear Bank expect the platform, set to debut March 30, to optimize existing links between settlement destinations.
In partnership with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, JPMorgan is launching a collateral management solution for repo transactions.