Iosco calls for consistency on short-selling rules


The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (Iosco) has urged national supervisors to regulate short selling, but has stopped short of championing a particular formula for doing so.

In a report entitled Regulation on Short Selling, published on March 23, Iosco stated it aims to bring about a "more consistent international regulatory approach for short selling". However, market participants say the report lacks detail. "There shouldn't be anything in here regulators don't already

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