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Distributors in the UK are getting anxious about increased regulatory pressure. The Financial Services Authority (FSA), for example, has already fined Santander £1.5 million for launching products that...
Rating agency downgrades are expected to affect the way institutional buyers of structured products in Europe do business, say bankers. At the crux of the changes are rating agency decisions that affect...
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The Navesis-ETF platform will allow institutional traders, sell-side banks and market-makers to carry out intra-day and auction trading of exchange-traded funds
The exchange will allow UK banks to issue products using its collateral secured investments (Cosi) service from the UK. Germany is also expected to be on the list to receive the extended service
Low volatility means purchasing options is now attractive, even for higher-beta sectors, according to a Deutsche Bank strategist
HSBC leads the Greenwich Associates survey rankings for retail structured product quality, while Barclays Capital has the best-known franchise among distributors and BNP Paribas retains top spot in ...
db-X trackers and SCM have partnered to list an actively managed exchange-traded fund that provides exposure to a selection of Deutsche Bank ETFs and ETCs
Fiscal and regulatory reforms announced by the new Spanish government have led market participants to rethink wrappers and product maturities, with growth and fund-linked products likely to benefit
After mass investor flight to the perceived safety of certificates of deposit, US regulator Finra plans to investigate quite how safe the investments are, especially those that include a derivative ...
Investors are less likely to opt for exotic structures and underlying assets, UK distributors warn
Amid a surge in demand for exposure to emerging markets currency debt from private investors, HSBC Private Bank prefers building structured products around Asian assets to emerging Europe
The US Internal Revenue Service has announced an extension and modification to Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act compliance procedures, as well as an expansion in the range of financial institution...
Shorter supply chains mean UK private banks will feel the effects of regulation less than retail banks
Actively managed ETFs are becoming more and more popular with investors, and the launch of a big mutual fund strategy with an ETF wrapper by Pimco will be a watershed moment for the industry
Retail investors in Hong Kong are favouring equity-linked investments on the back of more stringent regulatory requirements for structured products. At the same time, the appetite for foreign exchan...
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