Monthly Archives: April 2018

Malaysia – BML Introduces Intraday Short Selling

On 16 April, BML introduced intraday short selling for investors. Implemented Intraday Short Selling (IDSS) for all investors to boost market liquidity. Framework Exchange has implemented a clear framework, to facilitate IDSS trades for investors. Under framework, investors will be able to sell securities first, and buy the securities later within trading day itself. IDSS…
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India – SEBI FPI Government Limits

On 12 April, SEBI updated FPIs investment limit in government debt. A sub-limit for investment by long term foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in the infrastructure sector was created within corporate debt investment limit (CDIL). Revised Limits Decided to revise the CDIL and the limit for investment by FPIs in Government Securities and State development loans,…
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E.U. – ESMA Short-Disclosure Impact

On 13 April, ESMA issued study on impact of short-sale disclosures. ESMA study showed the impact of short-selling disclosure on investor behaviour. Analysed net short positions reported under the Short-Selling Regulation (SSR). Published in ESMA’s latest trends, risks, vulnerabilities (TRV) report No. 1, 2018. SSR Treatment SSR requires public disclosure of net short over 0.5%…
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E.U. – ESMA Commodity Position Limit

On 9 April, EU ESMA issued opinion agreed position limits per MIFID. Follows ESMA October 2017 opinion on FCA commodity position limits. 2018 Updates ESMA opinions agreed position limit re feed wheat; jet kerosene; and gasoline. Found proposed limits consistent with objectives of MiFID II, and methodology. ESMA will continue to assess notifications received and…
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