Protection of capital is one of the most desirable outcomes of an investment in a structured product, but it comes at a price, not least a frequent inability to take full advantage of the continued increase...
Barclays reverse convertibles dominate the latest US structured product offerings, but there is also diversion into digital payouts and leveraged returns
Credit Suisse is offering a six-year, knock-in structured product with a low, 30% barrier. The unfettered upside and a likely minimum 18% return are balanced by the risk to capital
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Meteor is offering UK investors a play on four indexes, with the lowest weight applied to the least correlated. There are fixed returns after three, four and five years, as long as the growth product does not kick out
Reverse convertibles have returned to the top of the notional issuance list in the US, after losing out for the previous three months to capital-at-risk accelerated growth products. Tim Mortimer details the month’s US and UK issuance market
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
One criticism of structured products compared to funds, equity investment or exchange-traded funds is that there is no common benchmark against which performance can be compared. As each structure is different and return profiles are manifold, the FVC...
JP Morgan has issued a six-month review reverse convertible linked to Ford Motor Company that pays monthly coupons equivalent to 10% per annum. The product includes a kickout but capital is not protected if the 75% barrier is breached
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