Nikkei faces hurdles in EU benchmark registration

Brexit confusion forces Japan index provider to look beyond UK

nikkei brexit - montage 2 images - Getty.jpg montage

Japan’s leading equity index provider, Nikkei, is struggling to meet new European Union rules on benchmarks, sources say. Its application to register as a third-country benchmark in the EU has made little progress as European authorities scramble to adjust to the UK’s imminent departure from the union.

The hold-up raises questions for the estimated 59 benchmark administrators across Asia that need to register with the EU before the end-of-year deadline in order to ensure continued use of their

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: