RISK ANALYSIS & ECONOMICS – MARKETS INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTORS

01 Sep: ESMA SEES RISK OF MARKET CORRECTIONS IN UNEVEN RECOVERY

(Source: European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA))

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU securities markets regulator, today publishes its second Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities (TRV) Report of 2021. The Report highlights the continued rise in valuations across asset classes in an environment of economic recovery and low interest rates, the increased risk taking of investors and the materialisation of event risks such as GameStop, Archegos and Greensill.

ESMA continues to see elevated risks and fragile fundamentals, with an outlook for continued high risk and uncertainty over the sustainability of corporate and public debt as well as rising …