Firms that manage family fortunes say structured products have come a long way since the financial crisis, but their use in family office portfolios remains limited
Swedish five-year growth product issued by Morgan Stanley benefits investors if the krona weakens against the US dollar, and vice versa
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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