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MSCI Barra has launched global currency indexes that can be licensed for portfolio management and benchmarking purposes, as well as to serve as the basis of structured products and other index-linked investment vehicles such as ETFs.
Keydata Investment Services has launched the Extra Income Plan, which offers either an income or growth. The income option pays a quarterly coupon of 2.075% pa while the growth option returns 58.5% at maturity.
London and Capital has launched a capital guaranteed multi-asset rainbow plan which offers exposure to equities, commodities and property. It uses a lookback feature which will weight the classes differently according to their performance, offering investors...
Blue Sky Asset Management (BSAM) has launched the third issue of its Asset Allocation Accelerated Growth Plan. The six-year plan is designed to outperform a stock market in the US, UK, Europe or Japan, as selected by the investor, while providing 100%...
Barclays Wealth is launching a range of capital protected investments with improved terms on growth and income products, which are designed to maximise returns in volatile markets. The Protected FTSE Plan offers 1.5 times the rise in the FTSE 100 index...
European Performance Awards 2008
The overriding characteristic of today's structured products space in France is risk aversion, but that is not stifling innovation in a market where issuance volumes continue to rise. Regulatory compliance may instead prove to be 2008's main obstacle....
Equity derivatives dealers faced a grim picture across global markets earlier this year, with steep rises in correlation and volatility together with a slump in dividend expectations decimating exotic books. How have dealers responded? By Mark Pengelly
Investors should heed the lessons of the credit crunch by changing the products they invest in, said senior BNP Paribas bankers speaking at Risk ’s 2008 Derivatives Summit in London.
NatWest International Personal Banking (IPB) has unveiled a third edition of Autopilot, its capital guaranteed structured deposit account.
Stoxx will launch the Dow Jones euro stoxx 50 DVP (Dividend Points), its first official calculation product that provides pure dividend data of the DJ euro stoxx 50 index, on June 16.