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Published on October 13, 2014
Alerted by a growing number of complaints from investors and many advertisements for investors to trade in the online foreign exchange (forex or FX) market, the AMF has begun an online publicity campaign to increase public awareness of the risks of trading in the forex market. It has also published an exclusive study that evaluates returns from individual forex investments for the first time.
The 2013 statistics for asset management in France point to a thriving industry, boasting more than 600 management companies, EUR 2.8 trillion in assets under management (AuM) and over 15,000 direct jobs. Boutique investment houses make up the majority of firms and supply much of the driving force. Read on for a close-up look at the management companies doing business in France.
Economic and Financial Newsletter 2014-2
The Economic and financial Newsletter 2014-2 analyses the economic outlook and the recent developments that took place on financial markets during the second quarter. It also underlines, in the “Risks” section, virtual currencies. Lastly, it proposes a study on financial market infrastructure resilience.
If you are having a problem with your financial intermediary or a company that issues securities you have invested in, the AMF Ombudsman and her mediation team are on hand to help you settle the problem amicably and in reasonable time.The AMF Ombudsman
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