Date: 12th November 2018

The average individual investor is overwhelmed by the sheer complexity of, and uncertainty associated with, the investment products available. Earlier this year, the European Commission released the findings of a study it commissioned on the European market for retail investment products.

This should be seen in light of the continued work towards a Capital Markets Union (CMU) and the statement put out last year by the European Commission, emphasising that “retail investor engagement is a critical challenge for the development of a stronger capital market in the EU. This requires greater confidence among retail investors, and transparency to help investors to make the right investment decisions”.

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