Russian Investors and Foreign ETFs
From 2022 on, Russian retail investors will be allowed to buy foreign exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This regulatory decision tackles several objectives, from making investments more balanced to encouraging competition among asset management companies.
New Rules for Retail Investors
New legislative requirements for communication with non-qualified investors are meant to enhance the protection of individuals in financial markets and increase market transparency by providing more comprehensive information about financial products to investors.
Heads or Tails: Why Randomly Composed Portfolios Can Be More Successful Than Thought Out Ones
Experiments show that cats, monkeys, and deer can often ‘compose’ more profitable investment portfolios than those of professional investors. However, one should not rely on luck when investing.
Digital Ruble: Opportunities and Scenarios
Digitalisation is changing the payment market and consumer behaviour in many countries. This raises the question of whether it would be expedient to introduce an additional form of money that would meet the requirements of the digital age: a central bank digital currency.
Challenges of Cross-border Financial Services Regulation
The evolution of cross-border financial services has created new relations that are not regulated by any supranational body. This gives rise to the problem of regulatory arbitrage, which does not yet have a common solution.