As the AMF in France looks to revive the declining research market in Europe under unbundling, David Whitehouse finds that providers who can supply high-quality ESG research could be the winners of an upcoming review of MiFID II.
The Autorité des Marchés Financiers has decided to extend a one-day ban on short selling imposed just yesterday to 30 days.
Regulators in the UK, Italy, Spain and France have all restricted short selling activity amid massive equity market declines.
France’s AMF makes key recommendations for changes to unbundling under MiFID II, after forming a task force to explore ways to mobilise the research marketplace.
France’s AMF has imposed a fine on Morgan Stanley for allegedly manipulating bond prices, but the US bank will appeal the decision.
Activity in closing auctions has surged across Europe, but a study from France’s AMF says the concentration of volumes at the end of the day has not affected price formation.
The AMF has launched a study into the impact of unbundling in order to improve coverage for small- and mid-cap stocks.
The UK’s FCA and ten other financial regulators have laid out plans for a new global financial innovation network.
The AMF warns investors to remain vigilant as ETFs are intrinsically linked to underlying markets.