Notional issuance in the US in May was higher than a year ago and Barclays has resumed its position in the top-three issuers, though it is a long way behind Bank of America in terms of issuance. Tim Mortimer...
Reverse convertibles are popular in most structured products markets and are especially appealing during times of low, risk-free interest rates and high volatility. This is because the core idea of such...
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Unicredit is offering German investors a classic structured product in the form of a reverse convertible based on Deutsche Bank stock. The relatively low 60% barrier for the two-year product is almost as appealing as the 4.75% annual coupon
UBS has issued two high-yielding reverse convertibles based on the high volatility of the underlying stocks – Research in Motion and Alpha Resources – that offer substantial returns from very short-term products
Wells Fargo has released a long-term structured product in the US based on funds and an ETF
In this, the second of two articles about volatility, we examine the best product selection for when levels rise from their current low level. Autocalls and leveraged return notes are extremely common in today's market, and, as they are unaffected by...
JP Morgan is appealing to those investors who do not think the market will move much in the coming year with a one-year bonus structure based on Caterpillar stock
The volatility around Research in Motion stock was high enough to ensure that a reverse convertible issued in the US linked to the stock offered to pay investors a near 30% annual return, writes Future Value Consultants’ Suzi Hampson
HSBC is offering US investors a chunky return dependent on four underlyings. The correlation between the indexes and an emerging markets index fund will determine the outcome over the four years for those that buy
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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