AFME, in collaboration with nine international organisations and trade associations representing global and European capital markets stakeholders, has published a new report tracking the progress to date of the European Commission’s flagship Capital Markets Union (CMU) project through seven Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has concluded two enforcement procedures against Credit Suisse AG.
New European fixed income ETF provider Tabula Investment Management has launched its first ETF, the Tabula European Performance Credit UCITS ETF, designed to offer passive exposure to European corporate credit.
Wealth Chain Capital, a crypto investment company, is to launch an ETF aimed specifically at the emerging cryptocurrency market.
According to data from Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), as end of May, assets in Irish domiciled funds have seen an increase in growth that surpassed EUR2.5 trillion. This represents growth of 5 per cent in Irish domiciled assets in the first five months of the year.
The pan-European exchange Euronext has announced that its trading platform Optiq is now live on cash markets, including equities, structured products, ETFs and fixed income.
New Switzerland-based index provider LIMEYARD has launched its Crypto Asset Index, together with Decentriq, a FinTech enabling financial institution, to benefit from distributed ledger technology based in the Swiss crypto valley.
Publicis.Sapient and European DataWarehouse to build securitisation repository for new STS regulation
Publicis.Sapient has been selected by the European DataWarehouse (ED) to build the first securitisation repository under the new EU regulation for Simple, Transparent and Standardised (STS) securitisations, expected to take effect in 2019.
Fintech company Capital.com is the first CFD trading platform to become fully compliant with the regulations published by the European Security and Markets Authority (ESMA).
Traders disagree over whether MiFID II has been successful, according to new research by SIX, with a combined 70 per cent of traders surveyed by the Swiss exchange believing that trading has become more transparent – a key goal of MiFID II.