Financial markets overhaul

European regulators are reshaping the region’s trading markets with a review of its flagship financial markets directive, Mifid, and a new piece of legislation, Emir

MEPs accept need for Mifid II delay

Formal postponement to European trading rules moves closer

European markets rules set for year delay

MEPs soften opposition to postponing new legislation

European banks race to revamp research

Mifid 2 to reshape way analysts report on companies and how research can be priced and circulated

Mifid: why it matters

What Europe’s flagship markets legislation means

EU overhaul of market rules to be delayed

Victory for lobbyists amid technical concerns over Mifid

EU financial market reform faces IT bugs

Complexity of systems to govern new market rules to cause delays

Daniel Godfrey of IMA

Why it was time for Daniel Godfrey to go

The CEO of the Investment Association forgot he was the head of a trade body, says David Oakley

Commodity traders cautious on Mifid II

Derivatives and capital requirements will come under greater scrutiny

Europe unveils rules for market overhaul

Regulator plans to extend competition and transparency

Traders and oil groups braced for Mifid II

Tougher rules and costs on commodity trading could lead to exodus

Private banks warned over fees

Further consolidation appears ‘inevitable’, says McKinsey

FCA warns on commodity trade abuse risk

Effective market abuse controls found at only a few companies

Coffee ‘squeeze’ takes market by surprise

Trade comes as US and EU regulators mull tighter oversight

UK regulators upgrade Bloomberg status

FCA approves application by US group to run a London-based fixed-income trading platform

Wealth advice: are you paying a fair price?

Clients are still finding it hard to compare costs

Reliable research keeps markets liquid

Analyst insight gives value well beyond a buy or sell rating

Mars and oil groups pan commodities rules

Group joins oil companies in opposition to financial market shake-up and impact on chocolate and fuel prices

Mifid II needs to uphold spirit of reform

Esma urged to ensure open access

Europe urged to uphold market reforms

Exchange chiefs say ‘guiding vision’ of Mifid II must be upheld

Traders’ alarm at Europe’s stricter rules

Industry needs to step up efforts to inform policy makers