IOSCO Research Department Launches Statistics Web Portal on Securities Markets

The Research Department of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (“IOSCO”) launched a statistics web portal that will provide a global overview of specific securities markets.  IOSCO stated that the new statistics web portal seeks to provide a centralized point for monitoring global trends, risks and vulnerabilities and will serve as a mechanism for comparison of how well markets are recovering in light of the crisis.  The data will be updated on a monthly basis. Key statistics the portal will cover include:

  • corporate debt;
  • covered bonds;
  • securitized products;
  • Islamic finance;
  • equity IPO volumes;
  • equity market valuations;
  • syndicated loans; and
  • housing price indices.

See: IOSCO Press Release.