In two articles published in 2004 and 2005 in Risk, Lorenzo Bergomi assessed the structural limitations of existing models for equity derivatives and introduced a new model based on the direct modelling of the joint dynamics of the spot and the implied...
Citigroup announced today it would buy the banking operations of Charlotte, North Carolina-based bank Wachovia for approximately $2.16 billion in stock.
The financial markets have reacted negatively as the US government rescue plan for the financial sector makes slow progress through Congress.
Dow Jones Indexes and Stoxx have licensed a range of indexes to Commerzbank, to underlie 22 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) listed on the Deutsche Boerse. The licensed indexes comprise the Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50, Dow Jones Euro Stoxx Select Dividend 30,...
The US Treasury and Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced on Sunday details of a rescue plan to place the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into government conservatorship.
BNP Paribas has launched a new collective investment fund which has the potential to kick out after two years with a 14% coupon. The capital-guaranteed fund Flamenco FCP (fonds commun de placement) is linked to the performance of the DJ Eurostoxx 50....
As an emerging market, Russia offers massive growth potential in the structured products arena. Yet the bulk of business is conducted offshore for wealth clients, leaving little trace of an onshore market. While investors and bankers are keen to develop...
Market participants in Australia have faced a year of ups and downs in all asset classes. But a number of dealers - some facing problems of their own - have stood up to the task, with Deutsche Bank defending its position at the top of the pile
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NDFA has launched two structured products which offer tax efficiencies by allowing the investor to buy preference shares in an offshore wrapper. Consequently, basic rate taxpayers receive non-UK dividends tax-free, while higher-rate tax payers have had...
BNP Paribas Asset Management (AM) has launched four ETFs on the Dow Jones Stoxx Asia/Pacific 600 ex-Japan, South Korea Titans 30, Case Egypt Titans 20 and Turkey Titans 20 indexes. The ETFs will begin trading on Euronext Paris today.
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