The next dimension
Trade of the month: Risk assessment
Legal & General exits the market following a reported decline in sales, putting an end to its distribution of Barclays-backed plans
Six Morgan Stanley retail products maturing in 2013 produced annualised returns of 11–14%, while the bank's worst-performing growth products came in flat to the market
Structured products house of the year: Société Générale
Equity derivatives house of the year: Morgan Stanley
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Capital-at-risk products with a 60% barrier have crept into the retail market and are becoming increasingly ubiquitous. But is the extra risk they pose appropriate for retail investors?
Winners from the Structured Products Europe 2013 talk about the challenges of regulation and the increasing appetite for hybrid products
Listed products are secondary nature at Tier One Capital
After thinking they would be ignored in a broad reform of the US tax system led by David Camp, retail investors could find themselves in the firing line for phantom income tax, say bankers
European underlyings make up 70% of non-Japan uridashi issuance in 2013
Credit Suisse distributor launches three UK structured products with 60% European barriers
A loophole in the UK's tax rules relating to financial advisers means investors can avoid paying VAT on certain transactions, but some advisers could be charging it nevertheless
Structured Products spoke to Dimitris Melas, Global Head of New Product Research at MSCI about a new innovation in indexing – factor investing.
Structured Products spoke to Gareth Parker, senior director of index research, design & development of Russell Indexes at Russell Investments’ as it launches the Russell UK Mid 150 Index.
A couple invested in a Lehman Brothers-backed structured product will not be able to claim £165,000 back after the UK Financial Ombudsman Service rules it was not mis-sold by Meteor
Following Société Générale CIB's success at the Structured Products Asia Awards earlier this year, the bank's Yann Garnier (head of sales, fixed income and cross asset solutions, Asia Pacific) and Marc Saffon (head of financial engineering, Asia Pacific)...
Social media stocks vie for popularity as underlyings