The decision by MSCI to include China shares in its Emerging Markets Index is called “a pivotal moment for global investment”.
The new rules are reported to centre on a new class of “simple, transparent and standardised” products.
The Nordic bank predicts that issuance will rise to at least US$125bn this year, with a potential upside of US$150bn.
President Xi Jinping’s plan is supported by Russia and Turkey, but regarded with suspicion by major economic powers such as India and Japan.
The digital currency has risen sharply since the start of the year and is above the US$1,800 level for the first time.
The pace of change and transformation across the financial services industry created by new technology will see emerging trends extend worldwide over the next few years.
The banking sector has had its own way for many years, but today it pays to look beyond the norm and non-bank funding options when it comes to financing business.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley has pencilled in a rate of 7.2% for this year, accelerating to 7.7% in 2018.
The venture between Frost & Sullivan and blockchain funder Outlier Ventures identifies 130 major blockchain start-ups worldwide.
Today marks the closing day of the European Commission’s public consultation on the capital markets union (CMU) mid-term review.