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  • Thursday Is Declared Holiday For The UAE Financial Markets To Mark Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday

    Date 20/10/2021

    Pursuant to Circular No. 14 of 2021 issued by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) announcing that federal ministries and departments will have a public holiday to mark Prophet Mohammed’s birthday, the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) declared in a statement that Thursday, October 21, is a public holiday for financial markets after having consulted with the management of these markets. Trading will resume on the morning of Sunday, October 24.

  • Dubai Financial Services Authority: Public Holiday Notification

    Date 20/10/2021

    Kindly note the DFSA offices will be closed for business on Thursday, 21 October, 2021 to mark Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday. Business will resume on Sunday, 24 October, 2021.

  • UK Financial Conduct Authority: Young Investors Driven By Competition And Hype

    Date 20/10/2021

    FCA survey finds three quarters of younger high-risk investors say they feel competitive when investing in high-risk products. This comes as the FCA launches its new InvestSmart campaign aimed at helping consumers to make better informed investment decisions.

  • EGX Celebrates E-finance For Digital And Financial Investments On Its Main Platform

    Date 20/10/2021

    The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) celebrated today the company number 241 to join its main board, E-finance For Digital and Financial Investments, a leading company in the development, management and operation of technological networks for digital transactions.  The company is to be traded under the ISIN code EFIH.CA. A ringing of bell ceremony was held in celebration of this event in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Farid Saleh, Executive Chairman of EGX, E-finance For Digital and Financial Investments top management, and the marketing and offering team.

  • Global Green Finance Index 8: London Takes The Lead From Amasterdam In The Global Green Finance Ratings

    Date 20/10/2021

    The eighth edition of the Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) evaluates the green finance offering of 80 financial centres. The GGFI serves as a valuable measure of the development of green finance for policy and investment decision-makers. The top 20 centres in GGFI 8 are shown in the table below.

  • AutoStore Lists On Oslo Børs

    Date 20/10/2021

    • NOK 2.7 billion raised
    • Market capitalisation of NOK 103.5 billion first day of listing
    • Second-largest IPO and the 160th listing on Euronext YTD

  • The London Stock Exchange Introduces New Climate Reporting Guidance For Issuers

    Date 20/10/2021

    • The London Stock Exchange becomes first exchange to issue guidance based on UN SSE’s Model Guidance on Climate Disclosure
    • Guidance will assist issuers to implement the recommendations of the TCFD
    • Climate Governance Scores provided to over 400 Main Market listed companies
    • Expands the use of the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) Management Quality Score methodology

  • Trackinsight Launches Thematic ETF Classification And Research Portal

    Date 20/10/2021

    Trackinsight, the global ETF data provider, has launched a proprietary classification system for thematic ETFs as part of a dedicated research and analysis portal for investors who are using ETFs to gain exposure to new and evolving trends including demographic shifts, innovative technologies and emerging industries.

  • Contour Partners With GLEIF To Enable LEI Usage On Digital Trade Finance Network

    Date 20/10/2021

    Contour, the digital trade finance network, has partnered with the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) to enable the use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) within its network and to financially support its members in obtaining their own LEI.

  • BME: Cunext Registers Its First Commercial Paper Programme With MARF For 50 Million Euros

    Date 20/10/2021

    BME’s Fixed Income Market, MARF, today admitted the first Commercial Paper (CP) Programme to trading from Corporación Cunext Industries. This commercial paper programme will allow the new issuer on MARF to access qualified investors flexibly to diversify its funding sources and place CPs up to an outstanding balance of 50 million euros, with maturities up to 2 years.