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In recognition of the uncertain outlook for inflation in the UK, Incapital Europe has constructed a six-year product that offers a link to the fortunes retail price index or double that of the FTSE
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...
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...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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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
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Amid tougher market conditions and regulatory scrutiny, FTSE-only products remain the norm for UK investors, but adapting to stricter regulations could strengthen structured products’ position as an investment proposition, say market participants
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