Date: 7th April 2020

Brussels, 7 April 2020 - The continued spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world and the emergency confinement measures have severely disrupted capital markets. EU Citizens in their capacity as investors and savers are already feeling the squeeze and will be among the first in line to suffer from the economic and financial fallout that will undoubtably ensue following the large array of different financial measures taken by governments and financial institutions.

BETTER FINANCE and its members are scrambling to put tools in place and to provide clear information and guidance for individual investors and financial services users across all EU Member States. Hereunder follows a list of some of the initiatives already up and running: