SwapClear changes expulsion rules
New deputy chief risk officer - and new business line, to be headed by Sindzingre - at SG CIB; clearing musical chairs as Huszar leaves Morgan Stanley, Allen leaves BAML for Deutsche, and Page becomes latest to leave RBS; Langley and McGrath promoted...
The extrapolation conundrum
Dutch regulator to begin Solvency II test on insurers
Andrea Sozzi Sabatini, head of equity derivatives and structured products sales for EMEA & Latin America, and also the chief sponsor for ETFs within the UK bank, has left after his position was put at risk of redundancy.
Royal Bank of Scotland lets Stuff go
Europe's inflation investors sharpen their focus
The latest exchange-traded note in the Royal Bank of Scotland's Trendpilot series offers exposure to Chinese companies with a risk overlay
HSBC provided a broad selection of structures in its product filings with the SEC on April 5, while Royal Bank of Scotland launched a digital structure and Morgan Stanley offered principal protection
The appeal for soft protection and ways to boost the upside remains strong in the Nordic region, with more banks issuing or listing products, including bull-and-bear certificates with a leverage of five for the first time in Sweden
European banks saw their RWAs leap at the turn of the year, as new trading book rules collided with the EBA's call to achieve a 9% capital minimum
MarketDirect transforms automated pricing and trading
D'Souza fills a role left vacant since November 2011
The need for better returns in a low-yield market environment is encouraging Asian investors to take a closer look at alternative investment strategies and the use of volatility as a hedging tool, with banks launching more enhanced, dynamic strategies...
Supervisors should embrace new form of securitisation to encourage bank lending, argues Ernst & Young’s Patricia Jackson
Thirty-one structured products were registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on March 9, with UBS providing nine autocallables and reverse convertibles
Trade of the month: investment strategies
The rule of three
The exchange will allow UK banks to issue products using its collateral secured investments (Cosi) service from the UK. Germany is also expected to be on the list to receive the extended service