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CMI in Focus - CSD Competition in Asia
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's CMI in Focus looks at competition between CSDs, particularly focussing on the Asia Pacific experience.
10 January, 2014
The Banja Luka Stock Exchange (BLSE) will launch on 13 January 2014 a new platform for trading Money Market instruments. The main characteristics of this new market are: Foreign investors can access the Money Market through...
06 January, 2014
As a development to our previous newsflash, the Japan Securities Depository Center (JASDEC) launched the new system on 6 January 2014. Alongside this, JASDEC adopted ISO 20022 messaging standard and participants are expected to...
15 January, 2014
Amendments to the Securities Market Law as part of the Finance Reform were published in the Official Gazette (Diario Oficial de la Federación, DOF) on 10 January 2014. Subsequently, the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, BMV) has...
03 January, 2014
Further to our previous newsflash, OTC-traded Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds started settling on the Scripless Securities Settlement System (S4) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on 20 December 2013. The CBN is now the...
06 January, 2014
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has launched a project to change the post-trade processing of LSE's SETS and SETSqx cleared trades, of which the settlement takes place in Euroclear UK & Ireland's (EUI) CREST system. Currently EUI receives...
Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: January 2014
Securities Market Profiles Flashes: 271 (3168 year on year)
Central Securities Depository Flashes: 92 (1071 year on year)
Capital Market Infrastructure Flashes: 96 (1143 year on year)
Depository Risk Flashes
Indonesia - New Requirements for FOP Transactions
Italy - Monte Titoli Selects SWIFT for T2S Message Standardisation
Kenya - Kenya CDSC Depository Report Review and Rating Change
UAE - DFM Issues SBL Rules
USA - DTCC White Paper on Collateral and Collateral Management
Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes
Global - ECB Publishes Paper on Corporate Actions Processing in T2S
India - SEBI Foreign Portfolio Investors Regulations and Guidelines
Turkey - Borsa Istanbul Revises Default Penalties for Debt Securities Market
Ukraine - NSSMC Presented Results of Self-Assessment Under IOSCO Principles
Uruguay - Sale of Unlisted Bearer Equities Now Subject to CGT3