The Retail Distribution Review is already having an impact on structured products in the UK if new products launched this month are anything to go by
But demand for such long-dated instruments questioned
Concerns over unsustainable demand and market fragmentation halt issuance of gilts linked to consumer price index
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Funds should consider interest rate protection if low growth environment persists
Bankers and investment managers have welcomed government proposals to introduce gilts linked to the consumer price index (CPI), downplaying concerns that these instruments could fragment the market. In July, the UK’s Debt Management Office (DMO) launched...
Pension funds have been urged to consider investing in alternative asset classes after the Bank of England hinted at a second round of quantitative easing (QE). Minutes from the latest monthly meeting of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee...
Key question is to what extent fragmentation could affect liquidity of new instrument, says chief executive of the UK’s Debt Management Office
Old Mutual and Legal & General managers say the time is right for a shift, while Artemis's Littlewood disagrees
With government budget deficits growing rapidly across Europe and in the US, sovereign debt issuance is facing increased scrutiny. The chief executive of the UK’s Debt Management Office, Robert Stheeman, talks about the challenges his agency faces
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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