Index-based investments have returned to the benchmarks for the latest issuance but there are discrepancies between the risks an investor takes on for different products based on the S&P 500. The safer...
US equity-linked products dominate the latest issuance, with products tied to the benchmark S&P 500 index, the Russell 2000 and S&P Midcap 400. Royal Bank of Canada has issued an accelerated growth product...
The latest US issuance contains more variety, though the benchmark S&P 500 index is still the most common underlying. Credit Suisse is providing access to it via a reverse convertible linked to an exchange-traded...
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The latest US issuance data derived from yesterday's SEC filings shows a back-to-basics approach as the US benchmark S&P 500 index features in all the index-tracking products. Barclays has issued an accelerated growth product and a review product based...
Issuance volumes have been low for several weeks now and although there have been some days when they have picked up, the market seems to be struggling to get back up to its previous levels. Despite the small numbers, US exposure remains popular and this...
Royal Bank of Scotland's reverse convertibles dominate the latest issuance. They track the usual names that appear in the issuance, but fail to offer a common theme. The single accelerated growth product in the offering tracks a commonly featured underlying...
Now that the dust has settled after the extraordinary May 6 ‘Flash Crash’, Victor Anderson catches up with FTEN’s Valerie Bannert-Thurner to discuss how technology can help guard against future crises
In the continuing battle between reverse convertibles and accelerated growth products for dominance of the issuance, the latter have taken the top spot, but only narrowly. Once again differing views are catered to, with exposure to the US or other developed...
The pick-up in issuance volumes has been short-lived as numbers have dwindled in the latest offering. Despite the rather meagre offering, there is diversification in the underlyings. Eksportfinans offers broad US market exposure through the benchmark...
Incapital, Barclays and Gilliat all launched three products each in the past two weeks, most of which focused on the FTSE 100 index as investors continue shy away from risky investments
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