Benchmark indexes from developed countries outside the US are used for accelerated growth products in the latest issuance for the US market. Two of these are issued by Deutsche Bank, an occasional issuer...
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Goldman Sachs is offering US investors a long play on the S&P 500 as well as some regular coupon income. The annual coupon and long product term provide a considerable buffer before capital is lost. Returns are uncapped, but the eight-year and seven-month...
The US market is back on top form, with a more diverse offering after a couple of quieter weeks on the issuance front. The latest offering includes two, rare straddles. Both products are issued by Barclays and are based on the S&P 500. One of these...
More than a quarter of UK building societies distribute structured products (including structured deposits). These products are sourced from only a few providers, some of which have arranged tie-ins with building societies that limit the ability of others...
Standard & Poor’s says indicated dividend payments for the S&P 500 have risen to $4.4 billion in the year to date, the largest rise since Q4 2007. Index constituents paid out $196 billion in 2009, compared to $248 billion in 2008. Payments for Q1 this...
Nationwide Building Society is offering its retail customers a Legal & General product linked to a basket of indexes. The Protected Equity Bond breaks with the UK tradition of offering purely FTSE 100-based products to retail clients. The six-year investment...
In what is one of the smallest issuance days in the US market this year, the sole two products come from Morgan Stanley. The products cover opposite ends of the spectrum, both tracking equities from the Americas, but one from the north and one based on...
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