US investment bank and structured products specialist Incapital will takeover UK distributor Blue Sky Asset Management. Blue Sky's book of plans will be subsumed into Incapital Europe
Trading and turnover volumes in the Swiss structured products and ETF markets fall in June after seeing gains during the start of the year
Standard and Poor's has extended its index range to include quality rankings indexes, one of which has been licensed to Invesco PowerShares, and has added sector indexes in its CDS Index family
FTSE Group has added to its London office with the recruitment of five senior executives
South Korea launched its new derivatives product approval system in June but issues remain
US law firm Fried Frank has hired Robert McLaughlin, co-founder of the structured products practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman
The problems in the eurozone are unleashing volatility across the continent's indexes, thereby making it easier for bankers in Germany to offer good coupons on autocallables
Vanguard has increased its US ETF offering with the addition of a host of new products based on the benchmark S&P 500 and Russell 2000, and including equities, fixed income and property
The balance of UK investments in ETFs has shifted from the FTSE 100 index towards ETFs based on the S&P 500, MSCI Emerging Markets and Japan in the first quarter of 2010.
Citi has added four new hires to its CEEMEA operations as its equity derivatives platform pushes into emerging markets.
If the US congress votes to lower the deposit insurance limit to $100,000, then that figure will count for products currently in circulation, says the FDIC
Citi Private Bank in New York has named Thomas Petrone as head of capital markets, with responsibility for the bank's ultra-high-net-worth clients
BNP Paribas has added Quentin Renaud to its London-based global MTN trading desk
Two new carbon indexes will enable investors to make investment decisions based on how carbon reduction schemes affect company earnings
Royal Bank of Canada has issued a new reverse convertible based on BP. The oil company's shares have risen in the US market in recent trading despite hitting a 13-year low on the London Stock Exchange