Asean securities market interlinked by 2010

Asean's finance ministers said at the end of their 9th meeting they have agreed to further enhance the regional capital market by developing an interlinked Asean securities market by 2010.

In a joint ministerial statement issued at the end of the 9th Asean Finance Ministers Meeting, the ministers said efforts would be taken to develop an Asean asset class and endorse the work of the Asean 100 task force, which would be responsible for the securities market.

"The Asean 100 will be launched late