Hong Kong regulator the Securities and Futures Commission prepares to release the results of its investigation into professional investors
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The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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The question of how to decide whether an investor is a professional and can therefore be a suitable target for more complex structured products was the leading debate at the Structured Products Asia conference, which took place on September 2 in the Renaissance...
EM Beyond Bric Index tracks 17 countries, but no Brazil, Russia, India or China; S&P Dow Jones Indices launches commodities indexes; Nasdaq OMX to add more than 200 indexes after re-evaluation; Arca Gold Miners index to include non-US-listed companies...
Credit Suisse is offering US investors the opportunity to follow WisdomTree’s Japan Hedged Equity Fund, the most prolific fund used as an underlying in the US market in July, which offers a play on the country’s recovery story
Frank Copplestone goes it alone after leaving Morgan Stanley, where he was head of retail structured products in London; Nomura poaches BAML team; Citi hires head of index trading; Hogbin exits HQX; StanChart bolsters equity sales in Hong Kong
While its private bankers have regained an appetite for structured products, Singapore's less rich retail investors have been getting used to a new regulatory and dispute resolution scheme put in place by the MAS
Reyker is offering UK investors something extra with its latest autocallable. The six-year dual-index income plan uses the Euro Stoxx 50 and FTSE 100 as underlyings and includes a 50% European barrier
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.