Russia was hit hard by the financial crisis, but market participants say there is plenty to be optimistic about in 2010. At a roundtable discussion hosted by Risk in December, industry experts discussed Russia’s economy, the development of market infrastructure...
With the direction of markets uncertain and no consensus on the future of interest rates, inflation and a multitude of other financial indicators, Structured Products talked to professionals in Asia, the US and Europe about their views on what 2010 may...
Credit Suisse has produced a two-year booster cert plus securities product that offers access to the full upside of the performance of the iShares Emerging Markets Index Fund. There is a 70% barrier, and a limit to uncapped returns if an upper barrier of
Duggan Asset Management is offering a three-year-and-11-month simple growth product that plays emerging against developed markets equities. The product is 95% capital protected and incorporates final averaging
Risk management is increasingly coming to the fore in Brazil’s newly booming banking sector. Operational risk managers with good experience are therefore suddenly in demand, with above-average remuneration available for those up to the task
Zahid Molla, head of risk management, Afghanistan International Bank, talks to Alexander Campbell
Three structures were on offer last Friday, reverse convertible, kick out and accelerated growth products, with the increasingly common emerging markets accompanying the usual flurry of S&P 500-linked notes.
Deutsche Bank has launched an emerging markets note which links to two exchange-traded funds based on Brazil and China, amid a busy start to the week for the US market. The structure gives investors 100% equally weighted participation in the iShares FTSE/Xinhua...
While Russia seemed relatively shielded from the impact of the financial crisis during the first half of the year, the turbulent events of September and October suggest that is no longer the case. Alastair Marsh reports
The head of emerging markets research at JPMorgan talks to Dalia Fahmy about how the sector is adapting to the upheaval in the the global markets