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Stories that are tagged 'capital markets'

IMF Discusses Israeli Real Property Tax Reform Agenda

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has commented on Israel's recent reforms to property tax measures, which were intended to cool the property market. Read Full Story


South Africa Issues Tax-Free Savings Amendments

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Friday, March 3, 2017

The South African National Treasury has published final amendments to the overall regulations covering tax-free savings accounts for the year beginning March 1, 2017. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Eyeing Policies To Boost Growth

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Hong Kong's Chief Executive, CY Leung, has explained how the territory aims to boost growth opportunities, including through the use of tax breaks. Read Full Story


Taiwan Plans Cut To Daily Stock Trading Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Taiwanese Government has decided to halve the existing transaction tax of 0.3 percent on day trading through the Taiwan Stock Exchange. Read Full Story


China Offers Corporate Debt Restructuring Incentives

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, December 8, 2016

In a notice issued on December 6, China's Ministry of Finance provided details of the preferential tax breaks to be given to companies engaged in debt-reducing corporate restructurings. Read Full Story


Mainland-Hong Kong Bond Trading Framework Recommended

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, December 2, 2016

Hong Kong's Financial Services Development Council has released a report proposing the establishment of a "Bond Market Connect," which would promote the development of bond trading between Mainland China and Hong Kong. Read Full Story


France To Increase Financial Transactions Tax

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

French deputies have voted in favor of an amendment to the draft 2017 Budget that will increase the country's tax on financial transactions and expand the tax's scope. Read Full Story


US Democratic Party Issues Election Manifesto

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Democratic Party platform for the 2016 presidential election includes provisions to ensure that "the wealthiest Americans and largest corporations must pay their fair share of taxes." Read Full Story


Taiwan's FSC Urges Tax Cuts For Investors

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, May 20, 2016

To encourage trading on Taiwan's financial markets, which has reduced in recent years, the Financial Supervisory Commission has recommended reductions to the taxes paid by investors. Read Full Story


Hong Kong's SFC Extends License Fee Waiver

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission has announced that the payment of annual licensing fees will be waived for another two-year period, effective from April 1, 2016. Read Full Story




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