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Triggering alarm bells
Pension funds in the US are becoming increasingly aware of the need for pension risk management and pension risk transfers, as new pension regulations are implemented
Markets turn against French banks in general - and SG in particular - on a day short on solid news and long on rumours
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US deficit estimates rely on over-optimistic growth forecasts, says Pimco managing director
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Pension funds and investment firms highlight inflation, interest rate and currency risks of US default in open letters to President Obama
Building on its success in the US ETP business, Deutsche Bank has listed its first five ETFs under the db-X brand
Barclays has issued a second version of its iPath Long Enhanced S&P 500 Vix Mid-Term Futures ETN, which some observers say risks suffering the same fate as its predecessor unless market conditions c...
While CLO activity remains below pre-financial crisis levels, a demand for higher yields is driving US investor appetite
Morgan Stanley's leveraged product falls back in line with market conventions, but some products in the latest issuance feature extended tenors and reduced participation rates
Structured products linked to single stocks have taken hold in the latest issuance in the US market
Barclays has issued a swathe of reverse convertibles, while HSBC and Wells Gargo are extending tenors on leveraged products.
Natural resources are the chosen underlying for Royal Bank of Canada's latest products, while Barclays has issued one linked to the S&P Bric 40
Recent US structured products issuances have contained several products with multiple underlyings and the latest follows suit with basket products from HSBC, Barclays and Morgan Stanley.
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.