Japan plans to launch the world’s first futures contract for liquefied natural gas, also known as LNG. This marks the country’s latest step toward creating a global market for fuel.Read More
The CFTC issued a joint statement with foreign regulators today that outlines plans for cross-border rules.
The CFTC is receiving a large volume of critical comments on its proposed rule dealing with the extraterritorial application of Dodd-Frank-mandated swap rules.
Regulators from the European Union and the U.K. urged the U.S. to delay new rules concerning swap contracts and to reconsider how the rules apply to foreign banks and transactions, a predicament called extraterritoriality.
Bank of Japan policy makers are prepared to consider expanding an emergency-loan program for banks and increasing purchases of government debt should the recovery falter, people with knowledge of the matter said.
The Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of the ASEAN Members States, China, Japan and Korea (ASEAN+3) and the Monetary Authority of Hong Kong, China, announced the signing of the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralization (CMIM) Agreement following the conclusion on all the main components of the CMIM at the ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM+3) in May 2009 in Bali, Indonesia
The CFTC issued a no-action letter permitting the offer and sale in the United States of the mini-TOPIX futures contract, TOPIX Core30 futures contract and TSE REIT index futures contract. Mini-TOPIX futures contract is one-tenth…
Japan’s Financial Services Agency is planning to set limits on how much foreign-exchange investors can buy on margin. The FSA unveiled a plan to curb speculative trading in two stages, in order to spread out…
Pursuant to Commission Regulation 30.10, CFTC grants certain exemptions to firms designated by the Tokyo Financial Exchange, Inc. (TFX) from the application of certain foreign futures and option regulations based upon substituted compliance with applicable…