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Securities Newsletter

September 2014

As a local market infrastructure entity or interested participant, Thomas Murray Data Services is pleased to send you our September 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 - Settlement Finality and the T2S Markets

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 the issue of Settlement Finality in T2S and the issues still needing resolution to conclude a common application across all affected markets.

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Top Stories

Azerbaijan - Settlement Cycle of On-Exchange Trades Extended to T+1

13 August, 2014

The National Depository Centre of Azerbaijan (NDC) has announced that effective from 1 July 2014, it has amended the settlement of on-exchange corporate bonds and equities. Under the new procedure, the settlement cycle for corporate securities concluded on...

Hong Kong - HKEx Draft Amendments to the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Rules

29 August, 2014

On 25 August 2015, the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) issued proposed amendments to the Rules of the Exchange, the General Rules of Central Clearing and Settlement System (CCASS), and the CCASS Operational Procedures in...

Kuwait - CMA to Establish the Kuwait Securities Bourse

04 August, 2014

The Capital markets Authority (CMA) has announced the establishment of the new stock exchange company, the Kuwait Securities Bourse (KSB). The new entity will replace the company structure of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE), paving the...

Romania - FSA Launches STEAM Strategic Plan to Obtain Emerging Market Status

19 August, 2014

The Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) has announced that it has approved a project to reform the capital market in order to obtain the status of emerging market.The Set of actions Towards Establishing and Acknowledgment of the...

USA - DTC Publishes Reporting Requirements for its Participants

18 August, 2014

On 5 August 2014, the Depository Trust Company (DTC), published Important Notice No. 1262-14 notifying the Reporting Requirements for all its participants according to the Rules and Procedures of the depository. Under DTC Rules, participants...

Total Number of Thomas Murray Flashes Issued: August 2014

Securities Market Profiles Flashes: 162 (2940 year on year)

Central Securities Depository Flashes: 61 (1088 year on year)

Capital Market Infrastructure Flashes: 61 (1065 year on year)

Worth Knowing

Depository Risk Flashes

Global - CSDR to Enter Into Force

Kenya - NSE to Enhance Government Bonds Trades Processing

Nicaragua - Amendments to Minimum Capital Requirements for CSDs

Taiwan - TDCC Signs MOU with Broadridge

Turkey - CMB Issues Two Documents Related to MKK Operations

Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Rating Flashes

Colombia - BVC Introduces Fee on Clearing and Settlement of Transactions

Global - ESMA Issues Guidelines and Recommendations on CPSS-IOSCO’s PFMIs for CCPs

Russia - Moscow Exchange Expands Offering of Repo Transactions

Singapore - MAS and SGX Response on Proposed Measures to Strengthen the Securities Market

Zimbabwe - RBZ Lifts Restrictions on Foreign Investments in Bonds

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