Product performance

Product performance

The need for speed

This month we examine three products linked to exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These products are very popular in the US as they are cheap to use as an underlying (often with others in a basket), while structured products linked to ETFs appeal to investors as they can change the risk-return profile of the fund. Most often, one finds growth products linked to ETFs, though there is no reason why they could not be used for income products (the majority of which are linked to st