On 6 December, MFSA proposed rules on listing of exchange traded funds.

  • Encouraged foreign ETFs to list under the National Capital Markets Strategic Plan.
  • Also wished to enable the formation of local ETF listings, to develop liquid market.
  • Listing authority approved introduction of draft rules for listing of ETFs on market.
  • Invited feedback from parties, to analyze how ETFs will impact and risks involved.

Effectiveness

  • Comments due by 12 January 2018.