Fixed-income investors are looking at structured products to enhance yield and manage duration
Investors believe 7% is a reasonable return for investing in FTSE 100 but many think it is unrealistic, says survey, prompting Société Générale to launch the UK Four series that aims to exceed expectations...
Santander's UK private banking arm Cater Allen has ceased issuing structured products while a review takes place
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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With German structured product providers still awaiting the return of retail investor interest, Michael Marray maps the country’s competitive landscape and hears concerns about the implications of a financial transaction tax
The Financial Conduct Authority has exempted structured products from the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in the UK, but products issued by offshore special purpose vehicles could still be caught under the new rules
An overview of the different technology platforms banks now using to distribute structured products, and a guide to which features are available from the banks with the most established electronic distribution channels
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.