(Vienna) Today, the Austrian Financial Market Authority FMA issued an extended short selling ban on Austrian shares after no Europe-wide agreement was possible. Christoph Boschan, CEO of the Vienna Stock Exchange, supports this: "The national supervisory authority, like us, has urgently sought the extended ban at EU level. Both the impact of COVID-19 (Corona) and the interests of the individual sub-markets of the Union still differ greatly. This is extremely regrettable for us as Europeans. However, as a uniform solution was not enforceable, a national solution is now the right and important step to take.”
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