Short-selling bans applied by regulators in reaction to the COVID-19 sell-off in the capital markets
Last update: 18/05/2020
|Regulator||Details||Ban period||Benchmark Index||Return (%) since ban application||Ban effectiveness (Benchmark index – MSCI World index)|
|Turkey – CMB||All securities until further notice||28/02/20 – NA||BIST 100||-11%||-3%|
|Indonesia – FSA||All securities||03/03/20 – NA||IDX Composite||-14%||-5%|
|South Korea –FSC||All securities||16/03/20 – 16/09/20||KOSPI||+9%||+2%|
|Spain – CNMV||69 shares||17/03/20 – 18/05/20||IBEX 35||+11%||-7%|
|Italy – CONSOB||All securities||18/03/20 – 18/06/20||FTSE MIB||+13%||0%|
|Belgium – FSMA||Basket of shares||18/03/20 – 18/05/20||BEL 20||+19%||+5%|
|France – AMF||92 securities||18/03/20 – 18/05/20||CAC 40||+12%||-2%|
|Austria – FMA||All securities without a market making function||18/03/20 – 18/05/20||ATX||+24%||+10%|
|Greece – HCMC||All securities||18/03/20 – 18/05/20||ATG||+24%||+10%|
|Malaysia – SCM||All securities||24/03/30 – 30/04/20||FTSE KLCI||+10%||-16%|
Last update: 18/05/2020
Our CEO and Founder Boaz Yaari speaks to Securities Lending TV’s Bill Foley about the fallout from the short-selling bans and their impact on securities lending.
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