US Wrap: Barclays back with reverse convertibles

Deutsche Bank incorporated three equity indexes into its accelerated growth structure: the Russell 2000, the S&P Midcap 400 and the S&P 500. Unusually, the S&P 500, which has been the dominant means of US equity exposure this quarter, enjoys only a 30% weighting in the index basket.

Each of the other products launched was linked to the S&P 500, barring one autocallable product, launched by Bank of America, which tracks the performance of the physically-backed SPDR Gold Trust. It lasts two years a