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...
Societe Generale has created a six-year income product that relies on the credit quality of four financial institutions as counterparties and links to the FTSE 100 for its quarterly returns
Morgan Stanley is offering UK investors two versions of a FTSE-based defensive tracker that offers different returns based on lower strike levels of either 90% or 95% and upper strike levels of 110% or...
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JP Morgan note delivers unlimited upside and returns on the downside of the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund as long as a 76.7% barrier is not breached
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...
Investec is offering UK investors a six-year autocallable with an American barrier and five-day averaging, as well as cover against issuer insolvency. Payment of the defined return is linked to the fortunes of US and UK benchmark indexes
Capital-at-risk products with a 60% barrier have crept into the retail market and are becoming increasingly ubiquitous. But is the extra risk they pose appropriate for retail investors?
Barclays is offering a 12-month reverse convertible based on the stock of Valeant Pharmaceuticals. The high coupon is typical of shorter-term structures of this type that allow for some risk to capital
The dramatic fall in the price of Research In Motion shares has inflicted capital losses on investors who took a stake in this six-month reverse convertible from UBS. Stability towards the end of the term was not enough to keep the underlying from sliding...
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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