A damning statement from the World Federation of Exchanges warns that restrictions on short selling will impact price formation in volatile markets.
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.
FINRA has fined Interactive Brokers for failing to comply with short selling rules between 2012 and 2015.
Industry pressure is forcing European regulators to rethink short selling regulations they enforced post-financial crisis, so should we expect a scale back, asks Sarfraz Thind.
Short-selling in shares of Portugal’s largest private bank Banco Comercial Português (BCP) was halted for the second time in a week today by the country’s financial regulator.