Fears of a second wave of coronavirus infection in Europe has forced the markets regulator to renew tighter reporting on short selling activities.
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Recent study from hedge fund group AIMA outlines how short selling is an important tool for responsible investing, and for investors to hedge against ESG risks.
Austria, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy and Spain have decided not to renew bans on short selling after restrictions were put in place in March.
Banning short selling only serves to reduce liquidity, hamper price discovery and exacerbate market volatility, the WFE has warned.
Restrictions in short selling in Austria, Belgium, France, Greece and Spain have been extended despite warnings of unintended consequences.
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.