FirstEnergy Capital, an energy-focused Canadian investment bank, has opened an office in London, England.
The UK Financial Services Authority has enough information about the issues relating to Lehman Brothers-backed structured products to "move on", according to a release which quotes Dan Waters, retail policy director at the FSA.
The secondary trading of structured products in the UK is limited by low liquidity, which is partly due to bid-offer spreads that are wide enough to deter investors. While most providers of retail structured products in the UK publish prices throughout...
Tim Mortimer of Future Value Consultants looks at the pricing issues for structured products in different markets and provides his trade of the month
There was a bumper issuance of 24 structured products last week, thanks mainly to Investec launching its 11th collection of plans.
Meteor blazed a lone trail in a week that was dominated by the re-launch of three Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) notes.
MSS has launched its first structured product in the UK market, offering a 100% capital protection. The six-year investment gives 100% participation in an equally-weighted basket consisting of four underlyings - subject to a maximum return of 45% growth.
Morgan Stanley surprised many people in July 2008 when it plumped for a commercial property-based product. With lower volatility than was on offer from the FTSE 100, it made for a relatively generous offer of returns that took 65% of the starting level...