Structured products creators and strategists continue to look favourably on forex
'Normal service’ to resume in January 2014 following the transfer of the €12.5 billion portfolio to BNP Paribas
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Maximilian Nelte joins Credit Suisse in New York as head of investor content for Americas; Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management appoints head of smart beta
Indexes aim to alleviate negative roll yield from contango; MSCI licensesmarket neutral indexes to JP Morgan; Hang Seng launches iBond indexes; Nasdaq OMX Bullet indexes track corporate and high-yield fixed income
Mystery shopping excercise by Private Banking Prüfinstanz finds few private banks qualify as 'very good'; RDR has had little effect on numbers of IFA clients, says poll; SGPB quarterly review outlines the 'credit clock'; Markit predicts rising dividends...
Investec offered a capital-at-risk product in November 2008 based on the UK retail price index, but also with a link to the FTSE 100 index. Investors are almost certain to get at least their initial capital back at maturity
Barclays is offering a 12-month reverse convertible based on the stock of Valeant Pharmaceuticals. The high coupon is typical of shorter-term structures of this type that allow for some risk to capital
This defensive autocall from Société Générale could well pay decent returns, but there is a lower likelihood that the call will be triggered
The dramatic fall in the price of Research In Motion shares has inflicted capital losses on investors who took a stake in this six-month reverse convertible from UBS. Stability towards the end of the term was not enough to keep the underlying from sliding...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future