Spate of UK structured products deliver gross returns of 10%-plus

Positive equity performance provides bumper fourth quarter for maturing UK autocalls

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Positive movements in the equity markets – notably the FTSE 100 – have meant a number of products from UK distributors have been kicking out or maturing to deliver double-digit returns in the first three months of 2014.

Investec started March on a high, with four versions of its Enhanced Kick Out Plans linked to the FTSE 100 maturing on March 4. Three delivered double-digit gross returns of 10%, 11% and 14%, respectively, after one year as a result of the FTSE 100 finishing higher than its start

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