Structured Products UK: FTSE 100 retains favoured status as FSA reveals new guidance

Wedded to the FTSE 100

For better or for poorer: UK investors love the FTSE 100

Global uncertainty, low interest rates and high volatility generate persistent preference for FTSE products as investors linger within local markets. The risky image associated with structured products is proving tough to shake off, but adapting to stricter regulations could strengthen their position as an investment proposition, said market participants. The industry remains adamant that UK buyer appetite is strong and structured products will ride this tough terrain. The UK structured produ