Natural disaster increases Japanese risk perceptions, while spreads narrow in the eurozone
Bank of Japan makes largest-ever same-day funds operation in bid to subdue market panic following Tohoku earthquake
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Japan has emerged as a fertile market for equity funds and now a structured equity fund has also caught the eye of Japanese investors hungry for yield in a low-interest environment.
Dividend structures such as reverse convertibles and autocallables have seen demand take a big hit amid the decline in equity markets. With fewer of these products being sold, long dividend exposure is now well below the risk appetite of most banks. Magda...
Structured products are still big in Japan, despite the damage inflicted by the collapse of Lehman Brothers. While activity in the institutional market has yet to recover, public distribution channels brimming with simpler products are increasingly popular...
Bank of England paper uses BIS banking stats to show potential for cross-border contagion has been rising for past two decades, reaching its apogee at the time of the Lehman Brothers’ collapse
Investment banks are having to adapt as the commodities environment changes in the Asia-Pacific region. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Global Commodities Group for Asia-Pacific, Ray Eyles, explains how JP Morgan is expanding its...
Times are tough for Japanese providers of variable annuities. Two years since the severe downturn across equity markets caused significant losses on extensive VA guarantees provided to customers, life insurers now find their margins squeezed by low interest...
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
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