Listing rules under review by FSA

The FSA is to consult on the introduction of additional categories of retail funds, including hedge funds, in the first quarter of 2003.

Changes to UK rules to allow hedge funds to list on the UK stock market, making it easier for retail consumers to invest, is one of the options the FSA is exploring in an effort to regulate the vehicle.

In its Discussion Paper published in August, the regulator suggested changes to the listing rules to allow for shorting, noting that the listing regime is already