Belgium: Short selling ban extended


Note: This announcement, originally published on 23 March 2020, has been updated as the FSMA has extended the validity of the short selling ban from 17 April 2020 until 18 May 2020. The changes have been highlighted.

Clearstream Banking1 informs customers that the Autorité des services marchés financiers (FSMA) has announced the prohibition of short selling and similar transactions on the regulated market of Euronext Brussels from

18 March 2020 until 18 May 2020

Further information

We will continue to monitor the situation and will inform customers when further news is received from the market.

For further information, customers may contact Clearstream Banking Client Services or their Relationship Officer.


1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG, registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500.