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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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
An unusually long tenor for a US structured product is one prominent feature of UBS’s Contingent Real-Return Performance Securities. Based on the S&P 500 and a US Consumer Price Index, returns are uncapped, although capital is not protected is the S&P...
Future Value Consultant’s analysis of single-stock versus index-linked products shows favourable results for broad equity index exposure. This month, the firm reviews two accelerate growth products and a reverse convertible
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future