Credit Suisse’s recent move to suspend issuance of a popular exchange-traded note (ETN) caused the value of the note to whipsaw, and the bank is being asked pointed questions by regulators. Other dealers...
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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As the volume of sales of structured products in the US decreases, leveraged return products remain the most popular product, followed by bonus structures and then reverse convertibles. The UK market continues to be led by capital-at-risk annual kickouts,...
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HSBC has produced a product that pays out if the S&P 500 rises and also if it falls, with returns on the upside subject to a cap and those on the downside offering greater scope for profit. However, investors must live with the threat of a 70% barrier...
Transparency and simplicity remain a key theme for structured product providers in Germany and Switzerland, where even high-net-worth-individual accounts at private banks want simple payouts and low counterparty risk. By Michael Marray
Goldman Sachs has issued a two-year digital structure linked to the S&P 500 index. Aimed at relatively cautious investors, principal is nevertheless subject to downside gearing if the index is below a 70% barrier at the product’s maturity
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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