Short selling restrictions and prohibitions

Find out the current short selling restrictions or prohibitions.

The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) would like to draw the industry’s attention to the announcement by the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) today which restricts transactions under Article 20 (2) (b) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012. This applies to transactions in the following shares as well as to all related instruments relevant for the calculation of the net short position:

  • Wirecard AG (ISIN: DE0007472060)

This measure is effective immediately until the end of trading on the 18 April 2019.

The exact scope of this measure is specified in the statement issued by BaFin