The FSA's plans to overhaul regulations governing investment advice will spark a boom in the use of ETFs in the UK, according to BlackRock.
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Citi has issued a rare principal-protected product, otherwise JP Morgan led the way with reverse convertibles and an accelerated growth product. Citi's five-and-a-half-year Principal Protected Notes Based on the Value of the S&P 500 Index offer a 100%...
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JP Morgan has led issuance, with a focus on accelerated growth products and regional markets. The MSCI EAFE index fund, which is made up of stocks from Europe, Australasia and Asia, is the underlying for two of its products, with a further one tracking...
Barclays has launched an accelerated growth product linked to the iShares MSCI Real Estate Index Fund. Upside participation is 300%, up to a cap of 17.6–21.5% at the product's 18-month maturity, with the exact level to be set at pricing. Similar terms...
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