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Exchange-traded funds are used increasingly as underlyings for structured products, in this case the popular iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF and iShares FTSE/Xinhua China...
Real estate is gaining popularity as an underlying, with a handful of products tracking iShares Dow Jones Real Estate Index fund in recent issuances.
While volumes have been healthy in the US market this week, maturity dates are being extended, but there is still innovation to be seen
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Falling volatility has reduced the price of call options, meaning more money to spend on the option, which is expressed as a higher gearing. But low interest rates continue to hold up the value of the zero coupon bond, mitigating the benefit of lower...
Structured products issuers in the US offered investors more accelerated growth and less reverse convertible products in August. With the notional issuance of accelerated products now far higher than for reverse convertibles this trend appears to be sustainable....
Chilean distributor Banchile has two distinct types of client, for which it offers very different products – capital at risk for high-net-worth investors and capital protected for retail. The protection comes with a twist, however, and can use complex...
Two principal-protected products feature in the latest structured product offerings to the US market. One of them comes from Morgan Stanley and is based on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which, despite being a well-known US benchmark index, is rarely...
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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