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Digital options lead to two outcomes and are most commonly used with capital protected structured products.
Jean-Michel Godeffroy, chairman of the T2S programme board at the European Central Bank, talks through the future of the settlement platform with Melanie White of ICFA Magazine
Standard & Poor’s launches covered call select index
FTSE Diversification index series as the 'way forward'
A new phase for Tase
Coping with correlation
Thibault Delahaye takes over equity derivatives trading at BNP Paribas as former head Eric Deudon is appointed to lead the newly created emerging markets division within equities and commodities.
Credit Suisse names Abbasi as new Asia chief exec
The EC’s new short-selling rules should reduce unco-ordinated action by national regulators, say dealers
HSBC's global report indicates that correlation in the global equities market has been steadily rising since 2001.
Wells Fargo is the only issuer of publicly registered structured products in the US as volumes tail off
Credit Suisse has launched an ultra-low latency direct market access speed that will give investors to trade Singapore-listed equities in under one millisecond.
Fixed-income exchange-traded products made money, investors turned to gold and a decline in assets followed falls in the equity markets in the first half of this year
Hong Kong affluent individuals hold average liquid assets of $301,289, almost double Singapore’s at $183,145 and Taiwan’s at $155,162.
After leaving Barclays Capital last Friday, Dixit Joshi, formerly head of equities for Emea and Asia-Pacific at the UK bank has joined Deutsche Bank in a similar role
Global savings and insurance heavyweight, Skandia, has been distributing structured products in Sweden since 2005 when it launched two products with Skandiabanken as issuer. Since then the Swedish branch has gone on to use various other intermediaries...
Economists warn fiscal belt-tightening in Europe may exacerbate imbalances in the global economy, leading to sluggish growth and excess liquidity in government bonds.
Vanguard has increased its US ETF offering with the addition of a host of new products based on the benchmark S&P 500 and Russell 2000, and including equities, fixed income and property
New Zealand is poised to have what is believed to be its first offshore dark pool when Liquidnet launches its trading operation on June 22.
Proposed changes to accounting standards will remove some of the reporting freedom enjoyed by pension funds and could steer them away from investing in equities towards the relative safety of bonds and swaps – a development that could have an impact...
Transition management is gaining popularity in Australia, with longer transitions using off-exchange trading platforms becoming increasingly common. But there are plenty of risks associated with such trades. Rachel Alembakis reports
China Construction Bank (Asia) is enhancing its retail offerings in Hong Kong ahead of a planned expansion into mainland China. But the distributor is delaying sales of accumulators to high-net-worth and private banking clients for fear of reputational...