Structured Products Europe: Regulatory burdens holding back new structures
German Derivatives Association argues ban is unlawful
Regulatory fragmentation threatens take-up of planned new credit instruments
Global banks advance in the scramble for supremacy
Information asymmetry and illiquidity driving up prices
Banks needed agility as well as scale to succeed in structured products in 2015
Judge warns legal uncertainty remains, however
Rebuilt fixed-income business wins plaudits
Focus on credit pays dividends for French bank
Alistair Campbell talks about the outlook for the market
Increased activity in credit-linked notes based on Spanish corporates has been the main feature of Inversis Banco’s latest structured product offerings. Jonathan López hears how Spanish investors are regaining confidence on local names that suffered...
Fixed-income investors are looking at structured products to enhance yield and manage duration
Global uncertainty is driving investors in Asia into fixed-income assets and structured and credit-linked notes with exposure to credit, though they remain wary of issuer risk
Tough equity markets are driving increased demand for credit exposure and cross-asset baskets in the Nordic region, where a stronger risk appetite is in evidence
The popularity of equity-linked securities is set to remain strong in South Korea as investors seek yield enhancement to combat low interest and deposit rates
Credit products – alternatives for the private investor
Credit goes back to basics
House of the year, Latin America
Seoul District Court dismisses efforts by Korea Investment & Securities to claim payment from Lehman Brothers International related to the Korean company's purchase of credit-linked notes in November 2006.
The debt crisis in Greece has brought volatility to the eurozone and given global markets the jitters. For many private banking accounts the affair has further underlined the attractiveness of emerging markets, where budget deficits are often lower and...
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is issuing five series of credit-linked notes (CLNs), maturing on September 4, 2006 and referenced on a portfolio of 100 equally weighted investment-grade credits.
Growing numbers of Asian investors are turning to structured credit products in order to benefit from enhanced yield in an environment of low interest rates and tightening credit spreads, says Patrick Kwan, director of debt capital markets and investment...