Frank Copplestone, global head of retail structured products at Morgan Stanley in London, has parted company with the bank
Losses to capital resulting from a barrier breach in this Barclays regular income bond were offset by the coupons (or the growth option) paid over the life of the five-year product. Regular growth products...
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The Czech Republic lacks a strong local stock exchange and structured products distributors have to look for returns abroad. Jan Barta of CSOB Bank talks to Jonathan López about how that fact has not impeded the market in the country
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The increased use of proprietary indexes in structured products has undoubtedly helped broaden the choice of underlyings available. The most common underlying asset for structured products has always been equities - in particular equity indexes - but...
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The people at Missold Investments help investors find evidence of mis-selling in the brochures of their Lehman Brothers-backed structured products so they can get their money back. Vita Millers talks to founder Peter Howard
Proprietary indexes arouse suspicion among some market participants and although no proof exists that these structured product-friendly indexes have been abused, they do give rise to a potential conflict of interest as banks provide both the benchmark...
The 12,000 investors in former Merchant Capital structured product plans wait to hear whether the Financial Conduct Authority will act
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