Iosco takes aim at pre-hedging with new probe

Global standard-setter intends to release results of review in third quarter of 2024

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Dealers may soon face stricter controls on the way they hedge client orders after the global standard-setter for securities regulation launched a review of the controversial practice of pre-hedging, has learnt.

The International Organization of Securities Commissions is examining how dealers place hedges before executing trades, according to a regulatory source with direct knowledge of the matter.

Iosco is aiming to deliver the outcome of its findings in the third quarter of next year

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