News analysis

  • Portugal wants debt short-selling rules

    09 June 2010

    Portugal has increased disclosure on short positions in listed shares. The regulator is also keen to extend disclosure to debt, but will wait for guidance from Cesr

  • India promotes short selling

    04 June 2010

    India is fine-tuning a platform for the borrowing and lending of stocks. It could be introduced in less than six months

  • HK reforms could kill SPV-issued notes

    02 June 2010

    Structured notes issued by special purpose vehicles could be a thing of the past in Hong Kong, following new regulations issued by the regulator

  • Spanish shorting rules could limit investment

    02 June 2010

    Spain’s move to demand more disclosure on short positions in all listed companies could discourage hedge funds from investing in the country