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EU bond liquidity system begins under Mifid II

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has published its first liquidity assessment for bonds subject to the pre- and post-trade requirements of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II) and Regulation (Mifir).

Unintended consequences of convoluted EU regulations could severely hit hedge fund returns

Hedge funds could be charged 70 per cent additional margin because of regulatory changes, according to research from derivatives analytics company OpenGamma.