Principal protected note
This offering hails the return of the principal-protected product to the US market. It has been some time since the last principal-protected note, as investors are seeking the higher returns offered by...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The three products reviewed this month all have a strike date of 11 December 2009. The products are valued weekly and the results are shown along with the performance of the underlying asset. All three products are fairly typical of products that are...
Issuance volumes in the US are slowly climbing back to normal levels. The latest offering contains a wider range of products than usual, notably four basket products, three of which are issued by Wells Fargo. There are two accelerated growth products...
Credit Suisse is offering US investors a 5.5-year structured product that is based on a basket that is balanced by the inclusion of the iShares Barclays Tips Bond Fund ETF. As well as proving to have low volatility, the fund is not correlated to the other...
UBS has come under fire in a series of court cases in the US for inappropriate sales of Lehman Brothers principal-protected notes and a failure to inform retail investors properly of the risks involved. More cases are likely.
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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