Benchmark rules risk stifling innovation, says Stoxx chief

New product issuance in Europe could dry up as result of overbearing new rules, says Graf

Hartmut Graf: Concerns over administrative burden

Updates with comment from European Parliament rapporteur, adds trialogue dates

Efforts by European policy-makers to bolster regulatory oversight of indexing risks stamping out innovation in the market and driving business to different jurisdictions, the head of one of world's largest indexing providers has said.

European legislators are set to thrash out an agreement on the European Commission's proposal for the regulation of indexes used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial

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