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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

EU Commission: MDBs increase 2016 financing to tackle climate challenge

MDBs increase 2016 financing to tackle climate challenge

The world's six largest multilateral developments banks (MDBs) continued to make a strong contribution to the global climate challenge in 2016, increasing their climate financing in developing countries and emerging economies last year to US$ 27.4 billion from $25 billion in 2015.

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The EIB supports urban rehabilitation and energy efficiency in cities of Portugal with a EUR 300 million loan

The EIB is co-financing with a EUR 300m loan the IFRRU (Instrumento Financeiro para a Reabilitação e Revitalização Urbana), a financial instrument aimed at fostering the social and economic regeneration of urban areas in Portugal, set up under the Portugal 2020 EU Partnership Agreement.

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ESMA opinion on CNMV short selling ban on Liberbank

Tuesday 12 September 2017 14:23

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ESMA agrees to prolongation of short selling ban by Spanish CNMV

ESMA agrees to prolongation of short selling ban by Spanish CNMV

Tuesday 12 September 2017 14:27

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued an official opinion agreeing to the prolongation of an emergency short selling prohibition by the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) on net short positions in Liberbank, S.A. (Liberbank) shares under the Short Selling Regulation.

The measure is expected to enter into force today at 23:59 CET, and to be applicable until 30 of November 2017 at 23:59 CET. It temporarily prohibits transactions in any shares, either directly or through related instruments and irrespective of the venue or market in which the...

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ESMA sees valuation risk at highest levels due to financial weakness and geopolitical uncertainty

ESMA sees valuation risk at highest levels due to financial weakness and geopolitical uncertainty

Tuesday 12 September 2017 16:01

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)'s latest report on Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities No. 2, 2017 (TRV) identifies high asset price valuations as the major risk for European financial markets in the second half of 2017.

The main risk drivers are uncertainties around geo-political developments, the resilience of economic growth as well as debt sustainability. Market and credit risks, as a result of geopolitical, growth and debt concerns, continued to be very high, while liquidity and contagion risks...

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