Canadian Groups Ask for Uniform Financial Planner Regs in Ontario
The IFIC and IIAC want financial planners to have one group regulating them in the province.
Ukraine’s Debt Is ‘Unsustainable’: Invesco
One emerging market debt expert says that “it is not surprising that we have begun to see companies attempt to restructure their debt” in Ukraine.
China Muni Bonds Now Offer More Transparency, Regulation
China migrates toward greater openness of its financial markets and a changing approach to regulation and transparency.
BlackRock to Plan Asia Investment Fund with CIC
BlackRock is said to be planning to launch an Asia investment fund together with China Investment Corp., China’s sovereign wealth fund.
Japan Avoids Spanish Bonds
As yields continued to rise on Spanish sovereign debt, Japanese investors said they were not tempted by the increases and added that such investments were in too much danger from the continuing debt crisis.
China to Kick Off $300 Billion Investment Vehicle for FX
China is on the verge of launching a new $300 billion investment vehicle that would boost returns on foreign exchange reserves by setting up funds targeting the U.S. and Europe.
China Faces Deep, but ‘Solvable,’ Debt Woes, Report Says
Local governments in China are beset by debt, but the problem can be solved, a Standard Chartered report says.
Financial advisors can no longer ignore OTC derivatives, even if they want to. Almost all hedge funds use them, and derivatives have spread into mutual...
Japanese Regulators Study Hedge Funds
Hedge fund interest in Japanese markets continues to increase, as does that of local regulators who want to know exactly what impact hedge funds are having on the investment landscape.
Bermuda Monetary Authority Makes Changes for the Better in Application Process
HAMILTON, Bermuda--(HedgeWorld.com) Incorporation and classification of collective investment ventures (which includes mutual fund companies and unit trusts) involve careful vetting of applications by the Bermuda Monetary Authority to ensure that promoters and service providers are suitable and that these ventures meet the high standards applied in Bermuda. Applications in relation...