Items tagged with "Capital Markets"

Emerging Markets should embrace Standards

A recent report from the IOSCO Growth and Emerging Markets Committee (GEMC) examining the challenges and opportunities facing emerging capital markets as they develop and grow.

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Big Data could reduce Credit Collateral

Typically, when providing credit, the lender’s knowledge of the borrower will be incomplete. To counteract that information asymmetry, banks often require collateral in the form of tangible assets, like real estate. But what if Big Data could solve that information asymmetry?

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Regulation during Covid-19

An article by Tajinder Singh, Deputy Secretary General, at the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), this week highlighted the work that IOSCO has done to help keep capital markets open and functioning during the pandemic.

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ESMA Review of MiFID II Recommends Establishing Consolidated Tape for Equity

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) review of market data prices has found that the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) has not delivered on its objective of reducing the cost of market data or of establishing a consolidated tape for equities. MiFID II requires venues and data providers to publish market data […]

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SEC Roundtable to Consider Short-Termism

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have announced a roundtable to contribute to the ongoing discussion around short-termism in corporate decision making. An excessive focus on short term results could lead to inefficient capital markets, poor investment returns and economic instability – this much is clear, however, the cause of short-termism in corporate thinking is […]

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Europe Aims for Growth Through Capital Markets Union

The European Commission is preparing a consulting process on the development of a Capital Markets Union to spur growth, employment and investment in the 28 EU Member States

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