US Wrap: Issuance slows to a stop at end of subdued week

Accelerated growth products were the prevailing theme of the week, with 12 of the structures launched throughout the five days. The S&P 500 also appeared to be losing its monopoly, as only eight of the structures available used the index as an underlying. Instead, providers are finding other ways to offer exposure to US equity, such as the Russell 2000 index and the Nasdaq 100.

Data source: Future Value Consultants & SEC filings

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