Meteor asset management
There were 72 new products released in the UK structured products market in May, most of which were structured as kickouts. Putting capital at risk remains popular. Tim Mortimer reports
Maturing products from a range of UK distributors prove decent returns are available from structured products
Many investors see equities as fairly valued or even overvalued, boosting demand for structured products that offer protection or benefit from sideways markets
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Strategists are cautioning investors to look beyond autocallables and take advantage of low volatility to buy growth products. The banks have listened, engineering new solutions to capture upside. But will investors take the bait? Yakob Peterseil reports....
A couple invested in a Lehman Brothers-backed structured product will not be able to claim £165,000 back after the UK Financial Ombudsman Service rules it was not mis-sold by Meteor
Capital-at-risk products – kickouts in particular – remain the leading products the UK. In the US, Barclays is back in force with the biggest market share in September
Winds of change are blowing through UK retail structured products. Big providers have abandoned some parts of the market while others are adapting their distribution models and teaming up with third parties to devolve responsibility for sales and marketing....
Maturities from the past six months show that only three of Meteor's products did not result in a payout, with FTSE underlyings performing especially well
Meteor Asset Management launches flexible Omnium account
The enthusiasts behind the StructuredProductReview.com website have launched a platform called SPwrap to coincide with the Retail Distribution Review in a bid to give retail investors, who now have to pay for financial advice, a more professional service....
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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