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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
Data from Structuredproductreview.com shows that products maturing over the past three months have performed extremely well overall, with the only losses arising from Lehman Brothers-backed plans
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.
Reverse convertibles are the product of choice in the latest issuance, Bank of Montreal has the lion's share.
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.