China A shares have been added to the FTSE Emerging Index on 24 June 2019.
The emerging risks’s committee of the International Organisation of securities commission (Iosco) has released on 21 June a 51-page report focusing on the liquidity in secondary corporate bond markets under stressed conditions. An area of concern for Iosco is the capacity of market participants to provide buy-side liquidity during market stress.
The Swiss government announced on June 24 that trading venues in the EU would lose access to Swiss shares from 1 July 2019, after the equivalency period ends.
All systems are “go”, and companies still have big cash hoards, but the economic environment calls for caution in 2019, says EY.
Major global investor Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has released its second annual ranking of climate change ‘leaders and laggards’ on 21 June, as a part of its Climate Impact pledge.
Free-float shareholders voted against one third of resolutions at CAC 40 companies’ AGMs in 2019.
UK investors see the strongest potential for growth in China, India and Brazil, due to an increasing number of innovative companies and potential for rapid growth in these markets.
The initiative should enhance liquidity and clear the way for risk-taking investments.
The impasse on the Swiss-EU framework agreement has raised questions on the extension of the equivalency granted to the Switzerland stock market. Switzerland’s Federal Council has reiterated that they meet the requirement for an extension of equivalency.