Priips risk indicators under fire from industry

Industry associations condemn market risk measure, which they fear is biased against many equity-linked products

risk indicators under fire
Market risk methodology is "prejudiced against equity-linked investments"

Structured products lobbyists have criticised European regulators' proposed risk indicators for retail investments, saying they ignore the recommendations of a consultative expert group and will make it harder for investors to compare products in different asset classes.

The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) held a public hearing on new disclosure requirements on December 9 in Frankfurt. These will be introduced under incoming packaged retail and insurance-based

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