Market snapshot

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The most popular product type in the UK retail market in November was the capital-at-risk annual kickout, followed by capital-at-risk growth and reverse convertibles. All three of November’s most popular product types are capital-at-risk, though they offer some form of protection, usually a 50% closing day barrier in the UK. The increase in the popularity of these structures may be an indication that investor confidence is improving, as capital-protected structures have been dominating