BRIEF-Regulator accepts Haitong Unitrust International Leasing's Hong Kong share offering
* Says securities regulator accepts application for Haitong Unitrust International Leasing Corp's Hong Kong share offering
May 4 Carnival Group International Holdings Ltd :
* Agreed to place up to 300 million new shares to placee(s) at placing price of HK$0.80 per placing share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
TOKYO, June 23 Asian market players generally welcome a decision to move to repo rates as a benchmark for short-term U.S. interest rates, though they are sceptical the planned reference point will end use of scandal-tainted Libor in the foreseeable future.