SG is the issuer but there is a link to four other UK institutions
Some buy-side firms avoid illiquid underlyings over manipulation risks
Basket performance is multiplied by 2.5 and returns are uncapped
This three-part series looks at the various factors that firms across the ecosystem of global FX markets - from the buy-side, the sell-side, and the supporting community of technology vendors and service providers - should consider in order to, not just survive, but to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing environment.
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US investors can choose from protected or leveraged versions
Quarterly coupon gives 10% annual return in the absence of kickout
Societe Generale sets barrier at 60% in income product for UK retail
Index-based product structured to limit upside and protect downside
Up three times
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?
Coupons and capital risk
Fixed coupon for the cautious
Taking a bite of sour Apple
Long-haul leveraged return
This whitepaper reviews the fundamental changes of Liquidity Risk Management under Basel III. It discusses how institutions can meet the regulatory requirements on liquidity risk management by enhancing their liquidity risk analytics, funds transfer pricing methodologies, liquidity stress testing frameworks, and enterprise risk management platforms.