The suppression of emerging markets volatility has almost completely removed lingering fears of contagion. But when central banks ease quantitative easing measures and the instant mean reversion of the...
The SEC’s Office of Capital Markets Trends finally made good on its promise to write to banks over concerns about exchange-traded notes in February, but some say asking them to tailor disclosure to retail...
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Despite increasing demand for technology that makes pricing and trading structured products more efficient, the biggest initiatives in the past year have been the integration of regulatory edicts and the creation of individual and multi-dealer platforms...
Confronted by the slow pace of China’s liberalisation of cross-border trading, investors are shrugging off regulatory fears and using synthetic structures to meet demand for access to renminbi assets, while exchange-traded fund providers are teaming...
The Stuttgart and Frankfurt exchanges are benefiting from an uptick in the amount of structured products traded in Germany, helped by the recent spurt of market volatility. Michael Marray reports
Despite initial panic, banks now say the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s disclosure requirements have benefited the structured note market, but concerns linger over the impact bank-specific funding practices could have. By Lukas Becker
As Asian investors continue the hunt for yield, dealers report an uptick in the credit repack business as regulation, funding and yield targets collide
Michael Osnato takes charge of enforcement division's complex financial instruments unit at the SEC; BAML hires Yangui as managing director; Adrian Neave exits Gilliat; Natixis names Mehrex global head of equity derivatives
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