|ASIC releases draft disclosure guidance for hedge funds-continued|
|February 23, 2012--ASIC today released for consultation draft regulatory guidance with new disclosure benchmarks and principles for hedge funds to improve investor awareness of the risks associated with these products.|
|The guidance, contained in Consultation Paper 174 Hedge funds: Improving disclosure — Further consultation (CP 174), sets out the specific features and risks of hedge funds that should be addressed in a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for these products.
ASIC Chairman Greg Medcraft said it was necessary to ensure that disclosure gives investors the information they need to make an informed investment decision, which may include a decision not to invest in these products.
|Source: Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)|
|Asia ETP News|
|ETFGI reports ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan gathered 3 billion US dollars in net new assets in June 2016|
|July 18, 2016--ETFGI the leading independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, today reported ETFs/ETPs listed in Asia Pacific ex Japan gathered US$3 billion in net new assets in June 2016, according to preliminary data from ETFGI's June 2016 global ETF and ETP industry insights report.|
|WisdomTree Announces Ten Additional ETFs have Filed Notification with the Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA)|
|Expanding the Suite of Innovative Smart Beta ETF Strategies to Japanese Retail Investors|
July 7, 2016--WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced that ten additional ETFs have recently filed notification with the Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA).
|First EURO STOXX 50 ETF To Be Listed In Australia|
|July 7, 2016--STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group's index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced that the EURO STOXX 50 Index has been licensed to ANZ ETFS Management (ANZ ETFS) to serve as the underlying for an exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Australia that will be available later this month.|
|PBOC to adopt various policy tools|
|July 5, 2016--CHINA'S central bank said yesterday that it would use various policy tools to maintain appropriate liquidity and reasonable growth in credit and social financing.|
|Publication of Abstract of the "Final Report of the Working Group on Shortening Stock Settlement Cycle"|
|July 4, 2016--In July 2015, the "Working Group on Shortening Stock Settlement Cycle" (hereinafter referred to as "WG") was established, with Japan Securities Dealers Association, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. and Japan Securities Clearing Corporation acting as its secretariat.|
|China's Xi Jinping swears by Marxism as Communist Party celebrates 95th anniversary|
|July 1, 2016--Xi also warns Taiwan against seeking independence from China.|
|China's fund industry almost doubles in 2015|
|July 1, 2016--Investors looking to flee the country face tight restrictions imposed by Beijing|
|EURO STOXX Select Dividend 30 Index To Underlie Korean Exchange-Traded Fund|
|July 1, 2016--STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Böerse Group's index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced that the EURO STOXX Select Dividend 30 Index has been licensed to Mirae Asset Global Investments, a leading Korean asset management firm, to underlie an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF will be listed on Korea Stock Exchange as of today.|
|TWSE to explore cross-border cooperation with Bursa Malaysia|
|June 29, 2016--The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) has just entered into a second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) to jointly study the potential for cross-border cooperation, following an earlier MoU that was signed between both parties back in 1999.|
|China shows commitment to renminbi stability with currency fix|
|June 29, 2016--Beijing sets exchange midpoint at unexpectedly strong level.|
|EURO STOXX 50 And DAX Indices Licensed to iShares to Underlie Two Exchange-Traded Funds in Hong Kong|
|June 29, 2016--STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Böerse Group's index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced that the EURO STOXX 50 and the DAX have been licensed to iShares, to serve as the underlying for two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Hong Kong.|
|Thailand's Economy Expected to Grow 2.5 Percent in 2016|
|June 28, 2016--Continuing Economic Reforms, Addressing Aging Population Are Critical Priorities
Thailand's economy is expected to grow by 2.5 percent in 2016, after growing 2.8 percent last year.