The United Arab Emirates' market regulator has published new draft rules on short-selling and borrowing, asking investors for feedback, as it looks to boost dwindling trade and attract more foreign investment.
The Securities and Commod
European stock markets struggled early on Friday as a ban on short-selling of financial sector shares failed to put a lid on concerns over banks and the spread of the euro zone's debt crisis to France.
World shares edged lower after sharp
A ban on short-selling financial stocks in four European countries including France takes effect on Friday, a coordinated attempt to restore confidence in markets hit by rumours and higher borrowing costs.
France, Italy, Spain and Belgium
Egypt's stock exchange has blocked investors from short-selling, margin trading and intra-day trading the shares of three banks and eight other firms including Oriental Weavers and Ghabbour Auto.
Effective from next Sunday's trading sessio