EU regulator, the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma), revealed that the cost of investing in key financial products remains higher for retail investors than their institutional counterparts.
Annual consumer study published by Dutch financial watchdog AFM found out that 2020 investor newbies favour independent investing.
While unit-liked products offer important benefits to policyholders, the costs for some products continue to remain too high, said Eiopa.
The Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), which oversees the €1trn Norwegian sovereign wealth fund, will acquire 50% interest in the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm located in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands’ financial watchdog AFM found out that a majority of local pension schemes do not report costs accurately in their annual reports.
Swedish pension fund Alecta now holds 20% of onshore wind producer Stena Renewable AB.
The political situation in the Republic of Belarus has triggered a sovereign bond sell-off movement among Nordic investors. However, despite the country's poor environmental, social and governance credentials and Lukashenko's controversial reelection in August 2020, Belarusian govies still have supporters.
The Better Finance federation denounces non-compliance with MiFID’s simplified, free-of-charge access to market data.