Issue: Apr 2012
Regulator Q&A: Steven Maijoor
Tax and local underwriting issues dog structurers
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The UK Financial Services Authority released its final guidance on retail structured products on March 23. The consumer protection document was released by the regulator ahead of more statements of ...
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Societe General Private Banking names new commercial head
The UK structured products markets is still saturated with FTSE-linked deposits, though a few exotics are appearing on the menu
South African gold mining stocks underperformed the world's largest gold ETF by 10% in 2011, boosting demand for gold exchange-traded funds
Changes to the capital gains tax regime in South Africa are skewing returns and could pose increasing problems for product structurers, warn market participants
Legislation the European Commission is preparing for structured products is being circulated to European Union member states and will come in the form of a regulation. Richard Jory analyses the fina...
The need for better returns in a low-yield market environment is encouraging Asian investors to take a closer look at alternative investment strategies and the use of volatility as a hedging tool, w...
New rules on liquidity provider quotation thresholds see spreads widen and equity-linked warrants turnover plummet by more than 90%, leading investors to look offshore
Extracting value from high-net-worth investors became a priority for Belgian banks in response to the Financial Services and Markets Authority's moratorium, but as mounting regulatory pressure spook...
Dow Jones Indexes has increased the number of components in the Russia GDR Index to 17 for use in the Lyxor ETF Russia exchange-traded fund
Macquarie is extending its existing commodity sales and trading platform with the launch of a commodity investor products business, which will be led by ex-Goldman Sachs global head of commodities
The UK Financial Services Authority has issued another massive document containing its thoughts on structured products and, notably, stating that its concerns about structured deposits are no longer...
Emerging markets equity ETFs took a big hit in 2011. But since the start of the new year there has been a surge of investor interest in these products. And State Street and iShares are both favourin...
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