Market snapshot

Market snapshot

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Tim Mortimer, Future Value Consultants

The most frequently released structure in the US remains the reverse convertible, which took over from capital-at-risk accelerated growth products. Reverse convertible issuance commanded a 31.13% share of April's notional, from 79 new products, with the majority based on the monthly payment of a fixed income. The maximum that can be received investing in reverse convertible notes is the income stream (generally above the risk-free rate) plus full capital. If the volatility levels are high, th