Broadening fund distribution channels and providing tax neutrality will help the delayed Asia Regional Funds Passport (ARFP) scheme progress, says ICI Global.
Hong Kong’s regulator has identified additional concerns about firms engaged in managing private funds and discretionary accounts.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has suspended Yip Wai Pang, a former relationship manager at Standard Chartered Bank for 18 months for forgery, according to a statement from the regulator.
The architects behind a Ponzi scheme that cheated 900,000 investors out of RMB 50bn ($7.6bn) were given life sentences.
Chinese regulators continue to rein in money market funds with new rules, but Tencent has launched its own MM product to compete with Yuebao, the world's largest.
Following China and Singapore, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has clarified its position on the offer of digital tokens in Hong Kong.
The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has raised the ceiling to $100bn for domestic investors who want offshore exposure.
China’s State Council has released provisional regulations that impact foreign fund managers who operate in the country’s RMB 9.95trn ($1.51trn) private fund industry, according to a circular from the government.
As virtual currencies grow in value, Singapore’s Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) are warning investors about the risks of virtual currency-related investment schemes.