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MiFID II has been talked about far and wide for its impact on banks, brokers and analysts.
With the European Central Bank set to stop new quantitative easing at the end of 2018 and market chatter about an interest rate increase in 2019, have prospects for the spluttering European economy and financial markets taken a turn for the worse?
European Commission relents to pressure
Volatility expected for 'some months'
Draft deal approved by Cabinet last night
Raft of resignations following draft deal
Few regions have experienced as bifurcated an economic landscape as Europe over the past decade.
A new direction for Germany?
Race against time before UK-EU deadline
Spat does little to calm nerves
'Range of operational issues'
Protecting investments in the event of no deal
Tit-for-tat rhetoric doing little to ease tensions within bloc
Launches 'indicative classification'
Equivalent to existing UK UCITS schemes
To ensure 'smooth transition'
Clash over regulation continues
Two scenarios outlined
Already planning broker dealer in Frankfurt
No-deal could mean market participants losing their authorisations
Slams 'cycle of deregulation, crisis and regulation'
Growing pressure from a subdued economy and Brexit
It is easy in times of political fear and uncertainty to be 'trapped in the headlights' as opposed to thinking ahead and investing for the future. According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey, global investors have been selling...