New multi-dealer platform aims to cut costs for private banking customers and increase dealer margins across structured products business in Asia
Single-stock underlyings offer the enticement of potentially better terms as well as a broader choice when allocating assets compared to buying products based on indexes. By Tim Mortimer
UBS is offering US investors a two-year autocallable product based on Facebook shares that promises returns of 2.5% each quarter, as long as there is no kickout and the 67.8% European barrier is not breached...
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Cube Investing has launched two structured products in the UK that are structured on the basis of its own volatility analysis. Both feature the FTSE 100 and Euro Stoxx 50 as underlyings, while the supertracker version also includes the S&P 500
StartPoint is offering a BNP Paribas-issued six-year autocallable product linked to four UK stocks and the FTSE 100 that offers a potential fixed return of 27.5% if all the stocks are at or above their initial level after 12 months
Distributor Focus Structured Solutions only entered the UK structured products market in December, but it has hit the ground running and released a steady stream of products since its launch. Vita Millers reports
Income-paying autocallables – or Phoenix structures – sit somewhere between a regular autocall and a reverse convertible. They are popular in Germany, Sweden, the UK and the US, helped by the inclusion of barriers above which income is paid
In the US public registered market in December, Bank of America Merrill Lynch was the leading issuer of structured products by notional, while UBS launched the greatest number of products, writes Future Value Consultants’ Tim Mortimer
StartPoint Investments has released a six-year autocall growth product backed by BNP Paribas Arbitrage Issuance that pays three times any upside in the FTSE 100. Early maturity in year three leads to the greater of a 21% return or the rise in the index...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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