Buoyant listed market in Norway reveals appetite for structured products, but financial watchdog says unlisted market is dead
Investing on the basis of risk premia rather than asset class performance is being embraced by pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other institutional investors. The trend is especially popular among...
Nordnet offers a range of listed products in the Nordics and has now partnered with SG for a product based on African equities. Product manager Alexander Tiainen talks to Vita Millers
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The Nordic countries have introduced innovative measures to help insurers combat the low interest rates in the region. But these measures have brought their own problems for the insurance industry. Are they worth the trouble? Sarfraz Thind reports
Hotly anticipated final Fatca regulations leave industry disappointed and without an agreement for non-IGA FFIs
Systemically important banks will be required to hold more capital than their smaller, less-connected rivals – but no-one knows whether the systemic buffer has to be treated as an additional minimum, says Nordea chief executive Christian Clausen. That...
Strong risk appetite and a desire for yield has opened the door to structured products linked to a broad range of underlyings in the Nordics, as well as enticing more banks to list products in the region. But Mifid II and Prips continue to weigh heavily...
The vast majority of over-the-counter trades will be cleared or collateralised in future – but sovereign derivatives users have been digging their heels in, generating increasingly painful funding and capital obligations for dealers. Quietly, though,...
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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