Germany continues to top listed structured products issuance in Europe, says Eusipa. But markets in Italy, the Netherlands and Sweden also show strong signs of recovery, led by the popularity of leveraged...
Despite increasing demand for technology that makes pricing and trading structured products more efficient, the biggest initiatives in the past year have been the integration of regulatory edicts and the...
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The Stuttgart and Frankfurt exchanges are benefiting from an uptick in the amount of structured products traded in Germany, helped by the recent spurt of market volatility. Michael Marray reports
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