The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) jointly held the Seminar on Treasury Bond Futures in Shanghai from April 25th to 26th. This seminar, as part of a series of cooperation programs between IMF and CSRC, is aimed at drawing on international experience to improve the role of China’s Treasury bond futures market in better implementing national macro financial policies and assisting the two-way opening up of financial markets.
Experts from IMF, US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission, Japan Financial Services Agency, Germany Federal Financial Supervision Authority (BaFin), Citibank, etc. shared international experiences in developing and regulating Treasury bond futures market. They held in-depth discussions with Chinese delegates on the role of Treasury bond futures in implementing monetary policy, building yield curve and managing interest rate risks. Experts also proposed specific suggestions for further improving the systems, mechanisms, and inward and outward opening of China’s Treasury bond futures market.
The seminar received an attendance of over 50 participants, including heads of departments from CSRC, relevant securities and futures exchanges, China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation(CSDC), China Futures Market Monitoring Center, China Capital Market Statistics and Monitoring Center (CMSMC), industry associations, and delegates from People’s Bank of China, China Central Depository and Clearing Co (CCDC), domestic and foreign commercial banks and securities companies.