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In-depth Markets: Market functioning

AMF publishes study on the propagation of market shocks

Published on March 14, 2017

Do important news releases have similar impacts on the prices of different financial instruments ? Does belonging to a European index change the degree of such impacts? The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) used data from trades in equities, equity indices and equity index futures contracts to analyse the propagation of seven recent market shocks, in terms of magnitude and over time.

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The AMF clarifies the provisions on order automated processing facilities which will be applicable as from 1 January 2015.

Published on November 19, 2014

The AMF publishes an English version of Article 315-67 of its general regulation to enable non-resident persons using an automated processing of orders facility taking the necessary steps to comply with this new article made under the Law of 26 July 2013 on the Separation and Regulation of Banking Activities, which will be applicable as from 1 January 2015. This translation is for information purposes only.

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The Banque de France and the AMF announce the publication of an international report on authorities’ access to trade repository data

Published on September 3, 2013

On 12 August 2013 the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a report titled “Authorities’ access to trade repository data”.

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CSD Regulation: Towards European oversight of central settlement depositaries

Published on February 28, 2013

The proposal for European regulation of central settlement depositaries (CSD), which is to be considered by the European Parliament, constitutes an indispensable tool in the arsenal for harmonising the circulation chain of securities in Europe. It completes the provisions of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), for securities trading, and the European Market Infrastructures Regulation (EMIR), for operations payments.

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New regulation of the regulated markets for emissions trading

Published on March 3, 2011

In the wake of the Prada Report on the regulation of CO2 markets and the publication by the European Commission of the ‘Auctioning’ Regulation, the French Law on Banking and Financial Regulation introduced regulation of the regulated markets for CO2 allowance trading. For the AMF this has in practice meant the creation of Book VII of the General Regulation, on the organization and control of the emissions trading markets.

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Head of publications: Florence Gaubert, Executive Director of AMF Communication Directorate.
Contact: Communication Directorate – Autorité des marches financiers 17 place de la Bourse – 75082 Paris cedex 02