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S&P Indices has reported dismal return figures for investors in 2011: an overall $3 trillion loss and a 10.07% decrease in global markets, according to the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI). Excluding...
The UK structured products industry could become “a market of marketers and discretionary managers”, industry warns
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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UK retail investors remain wedded to structured products based on the FTSE 100 index, to the extent that a third of those asked in a recent survey said that they look at nothing else. With counterparty concerns to the fore, the UK Financial Services Authority...
Interested parties in the UK have until January to respond to new guidance offered by the Financial Services Authority stimulated by an increase in demand for structured products. The regulator has yet to decide whether to publish a feedback statement...
The recently released autumn statement shows compensation will be offered to energy-intensive companies as a result of UK climate policy, but questions remain around the details of the initiative and the level of compensation on offer
It is difficult to foresee borrowing costs for Italian, Spanish or other troubled debt falling permanently with "anything other than the ECB being used as a lender of the last resort", says Chris Iggo
A surge in implied and realised volatility in the eurozone will significantly impact the pricing of structured products in the UK market, say market participants
Banks' anti-money-laundering processes will come under scrutiny in the face of tougher sanctions in the Middle East
Riksbank governor Stefan Ingves says Sweden will follow Switzerland and UK in implementing higher capital adequacy requirements than Basel III for largest banks; details to be released soon
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.
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