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Asia-Pacific News from John Lothian News – July 24, 2017 Asia/Pacific,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Regulation

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Lead Stories Welcome to Xi’s Net: Where Politics, Porn and Pooh Are Forbidden Bloomberg News For anyone still wondering about China’s ability, or willingness, to control its people’s access to the internet, the past few weeks have provided some clarity. Former rising star in Beijing faces corruption probe; Sun Zhengcai was tipped as a possible successor to President Xi Jinping Tom Hancock in Shanghai – FT A top Chinese politician tipped as a potential successor to President Xi Jinping is being investigated for graft, Beijing announced on Monday — eliminating him from the contest just months ahead of a…

John Lothian Newsletter: SEC Regulators Turn To High-Speed Trading Firm; Fund Managers Struggle As Investors Turn Passive; Record Crash Prompts Indian Exchanges To Seek New Limits John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

The SEC, looking for ways to better monitor and regulate high-frequency trading firms, turns to a high-frequency trading firm for help. Active fund managers, struggling with dishwater returns and an unpalatable fee structure, are having trouble re-engaging with investors who have become enamored with more passive investment choices. The NSE and others in India are calling for new and better trading limits in the wake of last week’s Indian Flash Crash.  In First Read today, take a look at the interview with John Savercool of UBS, who talks politics and finance with JLN’s Jim Kharouf. Also, if you didn’t…