Market snapshot

Market snapshot

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Tim Mortimer, Future Value Consultants

Leverage is back in the US structured products market, with leveraged return notes dominating recent issuance. Providing 28.4% of the new supply, the notes are aimed at investors hunting for a geared return on a preferred underlying, with the products on offer usually accompanied by a cap. Close behind in popularity comes perennial US favourite the reverse convertible, propping up 28.1% of new deals, followed by bonus structure notes, which made up 12.9%. Capital-at-risk growth and review kic

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