Latest Market Intelligence on Global Capital Market Infrastructures

May 2013

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray Data Services is pleased to send you our May newsletter. This newsletter provides access to the top stories we reported on as part of our on-going surveillance of local capital markets worldwide. We currently track over 100 securities markets, 130 Central Securities Depositories and have Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Reports on over 90 markets worldwide, assessing the post trade risk exposures faced by international investors.

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CMI in Focus

Thomas Murray Data Services maintains a wealth of information through the whole post-trade lifecycle of securities. In a series of monthly reports, Thomas Murray Data Services will be investigating global trends in the industry through analysis of particular areas of capital market infrastructure.

This month, CMI in Focus looks at collateral management in the face of increased regulatory requirements to manage financial market risks.

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Top Stories

Ghana - Ghana CSD to Enhance DVP Settlement

11 April, 2013

The Ghana CSD (depository for government bonds) is currently working on a project to interface the CSD system with the RTGS system of the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to achieve a near-simultaneous DVP settlement...

Global - ECB Announces T2S Migration Waves - Update

10 April, 2013

In an update to our previous newsflash, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) approved the plan of four migration waves to T2S during its meeting on 21 March 2013. The date of the migration waves and...

Pakistan - Web-Based Corporate Action Reporting System at KSE

17 April, 2013

The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) is developing a web-based corporate action reporting system, the Pakistan Unified Corporate Action Reporting System (PUCARS), to replace its manual verification and notification platform...

Turkey - CBT Launches Electronic Securities Transfer System 2

23 April, 2013

The Central Bank of Turkey (CBT) has launched the Electronic Securities Transfer System 2 (ESTS2) which enables DVP settlement of transactions in government debt securities that are held in MKK's depot account with the CBT...

Ukraine - NSSMC Issued A Draft On The New Regulation on Depository Activities

04 April, 2013

The NSSMS has issued a draft on the new regulation on depository services. The draft covers amendments that were introduced to the law on the depository system, under which the CSD and the single clearing centre for...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: April 2013

Securities Market Profiles Flashes: 248 (2908 year on year)

Central Securities Depository Flashes: 90 (1118 year on year)

Capital Market Infrastructure Flashes: 100 (1154 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Finland - Euroclear Finland Issues T2S Planning Guide and New System Features

Russia - Transfer of Assets To NSD Completed

Singapore - SGX to Update CDP Clearing Rules and DVP Rules

South Africa - Strate Conducts Testing of Participant Default Procedures

UAE - NASDAQ Dubai Introduces New Procedures for Managing Unconfirmed Transactions

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Bangladesh - Bangladesh Bank Removes One Year Lock-in Period on Treasury Bond Investments

Canada - SEDAR to Reduce Gap to Publish Corporate Actions Information

Kazakhstan, Russia - NSD and KACD Sign Foreign Nominee Account Agreement

Kuwait - CMA Grants Licenses to Brokerage Firms

UK - Consultation on Special Administration Regime for Payment and Settlement Systems

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