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April, 2011

Thomas Murray - Monthly Newsletter

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Top Stories

Egypt - Summary Trading Arrangements

In an update to our previous newsflashes and given the extraordinary circumstances observed in the Egyptian market, please find below a summary of the on-exchange market arrangements that will remain in place until...

Hong Kong - HKEx to Establish RMB Equity Trading Support Facility

Further to our previous market newsflash, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) plans to establish a renminbi (RMB) equity Trading Support Facility (TSF) in the second half of 2011...

Mauritius - Securities Trading and Settlement In Foreign Currency - Update

In an update to our previous newsflash, the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) is planning to allow trading for listed securities denominated in USD on its platform, in addition to securities denominated in GBP and Euros...

Poland - KDPW to Link Directly to TARGET2

Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych (KDPW), the Polish central depository, has recently confirmed its project to link directly to TARGET2 system. Accordingly, effective from 21 November 2011, settlements in euro at KDPW will...

Ukraine - New Disclosure Requirements for Substantial Shareholders of Banks

The President signed Law No. 3024-VI on 11 March 2011, which amends certain laws regarding the regulation of banking activities in Ukraine. The new law is expected to increase the transparency of the shareholding structure of...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: March 2011

Depository/CSD Risk Flashes: 79 (897 year on year)
Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Flashes: 88 (932 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Greece - Enhancements in DSS

Kenya - NSE Plans to Shorten The Settlement Cycle to T+3 - Update

Pakistan - CDC to Enhance Settlement Process - Update

Trinidad and Tobago - Thomas Murray Issues Proprietary Rating for TTCD (Trinidad & Tobago)

United Arab Emirates - DFM publishes Revised Settlement/ Fails Management Procedures

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Canada - Proposal to Introduce Due Bill

Global - CPSS/IOSCO Consultative Report on Principles for FMIs

Italy - CC&G Introduces New Reports and Data Files

Japan - Update on Japan's Financial Market Infrastructure after Earthquake and Tsunami

Russia - FFMS to Tighten Rules for Local Brokers

Saudi Arabia - Tadawul Facilitates Asset Servicing

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