Japan FSA Extends Temporary Measures Regarding Restrictions on Short Selling

The following regulatory measures on short selling are currently in place, with regard to all listed stocks in Japan: 1) An “uptick rule requirement” which prohibits, in principle, short selling at the same as or prices lower than the latest market price; 2) Requirements for traders to verify and flag whether or not the transactions More...

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By Steve On Monday, October 8th, 2012

Citi Launches Securities Lending Service in India

Citi’s Securities and Fund Services, a division of Citi Transaction Services, announced October 8 that it is the first international custodian bank to offer securities lending services on the National Stock Exchange More...

By Steve On Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Amendment of KRX Short-Selling Rules

Korea Exchange (KRX) announced September 20 the amendment of short-selling rules in KOSPI Market Business Regulation and KOSDAQ Market Business Regulation. The new rules were established to prevent market abusive More...

By Steve On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

TORA Responds to New SFC Regulation to Help Hedge Fund Meet Short Reporting Requirements

Chris Jenkins, TORA’s MD for AsiaTORA, a leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services, has announced the introduction of a reporting solution for the hedge fund community to help meet More...

By Steve On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Short Selling Regulation Made More Robust via Reporting Implementation

Ashley Alder, HK SFC Chief Executive OfficerWith effect from June 18, market participants are required to report short positions to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) under the Securities and Futures (Short More...

By Steve On Friday, June 15th, 2012

Linedata Enables Clients to Comply With HK SFC Requirements

Sally Crane Managing Director for AsiaLinedata, the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, announced June 15 that it has made available to clients a solution which More...

By Steve On Friday, June 1st, 2012

HK SFC Announces the Commencement of Short Position Reporting

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) announced June 1 that the Securities and Futures (Short Position Reporting) Rules (Rules), except for publication of the aggregated short positions data under Rule 6, More...

By Steve On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

SHSE Taking ETFs as Underlying Securities of Margin Trading, Securities Lending

According to Articles 25 and 26 in the “SSE Detailed Rules for Implementation of Margin Trading and Securities Lending”, the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) hereby makes the following notice for relevant More...

By Steve On Friday, May 18th, 2012

SunGard Launches New Solution to Help Automate Japanese Securities Lending

Jane Milner, SungardSunGard has extended its suite of securities finance solutions with the launch of Apex JSFC Trade Manager, which helps reduce the costs and increase the productivity of lenders participating More...

By Steve On Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Eligibility Criteria Tightened for Designated Securities for Short Selling

The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx), is implementing changes to the short selling criteria for designated securities available for More...

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