Brisk development of the equity derivatives market in Asia is opening the door to further developments in structured products, according to a research report released in the last quarter of 2011 by EDHEC-Risk...
Irish investors are approaching "soft protected" structures with a degree of scepticism, according to market participants
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Data from Structuredproductreview.com shows that products maturing over the past three months have performed extremely well overall, with the only losses arising from Lehman Brothers-backed plans
The vast majority of structured products follow strategies that are equivalent to being long an underlying index or asset, though they may not fully reflect an increase in the value of that underlying. This group includes principal-protected products,...
Independent financial advisers were in the right place at the right time to take advantage of the development of the retail structured products market in Sweden. And even though the regulatory environment is getting tougher, it remains a good model...
Walker Crisps is offering UK investors a play on the commodity market, which is a more sophisticated underlying than the usual FTSE 100 index. Partial capital protection comes along with a 110% participation in an unlimited upside
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.