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In its report on EU market trends for the second quarter, Esma says sales of equity-linked retail structured products are up this year, while demand for interest rate-linked products has plummeted
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Participants in the structured products industry in Belgium remain at loggerheads over key points from the Financial Services and Markets Authority moratorium
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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...
Towards two-way CSAs
Belgian banks are targeting private clients with structured products that do not comply with the Financial Services and Markets Authority's moratorium, say market participants
Risk perceptions on European banks fall as Merkel and Sarkozy agree to produce a recapitalisation plan within the month
The decision by Moody’s to downgrade Lloyds and RBS fails to spark surge in CDS spreads, while other European banks finish more or less unchanged on the week despite continuing woes in the eurozone
Making sense of the moratorium
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.