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Vanguard has increased its US ETF offering with the addition of a host of new products based on the benchmark S&P 500 and Russell 2000, and including equities, fixed income and property
Exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Source has created the first European ETF on the S&P 500 Vix Futures Index, providing investors with access to volatility at a time when fiscal problems in Greece and...
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Accelerated growth products continue to make inroads into the US market. The latest products come from a variety of issuers, although the S&P 500 maintains its popularity. Deutsche Bank has issued an accelerated growth product on the S&P 500 and the...
US issuance is continuing its recent trend of small offerings featuring a variety of product types. In terms of underlyings, however, the benchmark S&P 500 index is used in every product in the latest issuance, with the exception of one reverse convertible....
The balance of UK investments in ETFs has shifted from the FTSE 100 index towards ETFs based on the S&P 500, MSCI Emerging Markets and Japan in the first quarter of 2010.
The latest issuance hails the return of the benchmark index and not a reverse convertible in sight. It is another smaller offering and four out of the five products come from Goldman Sachs, which does not usually dominate in the issuance stakes. The...
There is a focus on the domestic indexes emerging in the offerings this week, with the latest including several products that use the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 as an underlying. This trend comes as the dollar is strengthening and there is uncertainty about...
After some large issuance volumes of late, this week has seen more moderate offerings and the latest tranche is made up almost solely of accelerated growth products, with only one staple reverse convertible, issued by Citi. Bank of America has issued...
There is a variety of products on offer in the latest US issuance, with an equal weighting of accelerated growth and reverse convertible products. There are also a couple of principal-protected products, which have been less common lately, and one straddle...
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