French regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers has given its first authorisation for an alternative manager specialising in dividend futures to Paris based Melanion Capital.
There is no causal link between credit default swaps (CDS) and sovereign debt prices, new research published by the French EDHEC-Risk Research Institute indicates.
The lack of clear asset-class-specific rules and implementation timelines for the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) remains a major concern for market participants, despite a public hearing on draft technical standards.
French regulatory body the AMF has announced the end of the short selling ban regarding French securities of the financial sector.
Christian Schricke est nommé délégué général de l’ANSA (Association Nationale des Sociétés par Actions). Il remplace à ce poste Robert Baconnier qui exerçait ces fonctions depuis janvier 2005 et part à la retraite.
French group Groupama Asset Management has been forced to radically adjust the long/short strategy of Groupama Alpha Euro Stock due to unsatisfactory performance in recent months.
The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the French financial regulatory body, has promoted two senior staff members to head international affairs and enforcement.
French regulators have failed in an attempt to extend the short-selling ban to major European stock markets, so investors can continue betting on further falls in financial stocks, the Financial Times reports.
Crédit Agricole and Natixis have been slapped with fines by France’s market regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), while the UK’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) is yet to decide whether to take equivalent action on HSBC and Barclays.