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New securities law is a better fit for market

Business

New securities law is a better fit for market

The new amended draft law on securities was revised based on the inheritance of the current Securities Law, broadening the scope of regulation and adopting a new approach more suited to market condition and overcoming the remaining limitations of the current law.

IMF, WB launch Bali Fintech Agenda

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IMF, WB launch Bali Fintech Agenda

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank on October 11 launched the Bali Fintech Agenda, a set of 12 policy elements aimed at helping member countries to harness the benefits and opportunities of rapid advances in financial technology, while at the same time managing the inherent risks.

Former Malaysian PM to go on trial on February 12

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Former Malaysian PM to go on trial on February 12

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will go on trial on February 12, 2019 on charges linked to multi-billion-dollar losses at the state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a court ruled on August 10.

VN currency suffers from US-China trade war

Business

VN currency suffers from US-China trade war

The Government will have to decide either to devalue the Vietnamese dong further against the US dollar to support exports and avoid cheaper Chinese goods to flood in the local market, or keep the USD/VND exchange rate stable to avoid increased public debt and control inflation as the US-China trade war accelerates.