Gilliat has joined the Federation of European Financial Advisers, enabling it to expand its distribution into Europe
BNP Paribas has launched a commodity currency basket designed to promote foreign exchange and persuade investors of the benefits that come with the asset class
Incapital, Barclays and Gilliat all launched three products each in the past two weeks, most of which focused on the FTSE 100 index as investors continue shy away from risky investments
Philip Harris is to head the newly created Private Client Wealth Management team as RBC continues to build on its platform in the UK
FTSE and growth products are popular as rising volatility makes income products difficult to structure
Société Générale promotes Hsiao-Yun Lee to the role of CEO in its private banking arm in China
Fixed-income exchange-traded products made money, investors turned to gold and a decline in assets followed falls in the equity markets in the first half of this year
ETF provider iShares predicts that ETF investment in Australia will double by 2012 as investors seek more transparency, liquidity and diversification
Global savings and insurance heavyweight, Skandia, has been distributing structured products in Sweden since 2005 when it launched two products with Skandiabanken as issuer. Since then the Swedish branch has gone on to use various other intermediaries...
Less volatile than equities and on offer in a variety of forms and available in either growth or income style, commercial property has made a low-key return to the investment world. As property values recover, access comes in the form of exchange-traded...
Hybrid structures are increasingly popular in Malaysia as investors look to keep the cost of hedging down and moving away from capital protected products
In flows to gold reached record highs over the last two months as investors move their asset allocation from currencies such as the Euro into physical gold
Deutsche Bank has listed 10 new exchange-traded commodities on the London Stock Exchange to complement the 19 it issued earlier this year in Frankfurt
Erste Group Bank AG issued nine individual certificates on to the Bucharest Stock Exchange as it joins the Romanian market.
Among the few products launched in the UK during the past two weeks, the popularity of the FTSE 100 is continuing as investors remain nervous
South Korea launched its new derivatives product approval system in June but issues remain
Citi has added four new hires to its CEEMEA operations as its equity derivatives platform pushes into emerging markets.
The less-than-expected increase in capital gains tax announced by UK chancellor George Osborne means structured products retain their tax-efficient status
The latest Capgemini/Merrill Lynch World Wealth Report predicts greater investment in structured products on the back of a recovery in high-net-worth investors' finances
Growth and income plans were by far the most popular style of product over the past three weeks, thereby disproving the previous UK wrap prediction that autocall products would increase in popularity
Investors continue to buy capital-protected products, but shy away from leverage.