US wrap: Providers cater for all tastes with large and small-cap exposure

HSBC issuance taps small-cap performance

While the latest offering to the US market sees a strong interest in the benchmark S&P 500 index, structured product providers are catering to a range of investment views by offering exposure to small and large-cap stocks through the Russell 2000 and S&P 100 indexes.

The small-cap Russell 2000 Index is used as the basis of two HSBC accelerated growth products. One of these is the Accelerated Market Participation Securities linked to the Russell 2000 Index, which has a one-year term and offers 30