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A UK ban on commission payments to independent financial advisers will likely not be replicated in Europe, putting UK structured products at a competitive disadvantage, some participants warn
More complaints against structured capital-at-risk products were resolved in favour of UK consumers than for any other financial product investigated by the Financial Ombudsman Service last year
Issuers will have to invest more in IT following the release of new guidelines for Hong Kong’s listed structured products market
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The latest European Securities and Markets Authority guidelines for Ucits ETFs will make life more difficult for physically backed ETFs and point to a growing acceptance of synthetic funds
Eurostoxx 50 Supertracker offers UK structured product investors geared exposure to European equities
Rising grain prices resulting from drought conditions in the US prompt unwinding of positions as banks work to add additional signals into alpha strategy algorithms
UBI sells strategy-based products to retail in Italy for the first time
A change in the requirement for the final terms of a prospectus could restrict innovation in structured products, say market participants
Participants in the structured products industry in Belgium remain at loggerheads over key points from the Financial Services and Markets Authority moratorium
UBS bolsters equity derivatives team
Hassan Houari has ended a 12-year career at Barclays to take up a role as global head of structuring at Deutsche Bank in London
iShares makes a bold prediction for the decade ahead as inflows into fixed-income exchange-traded funds increase, but others are less optimistic
Despite the recent poor performance of European equities, three US banks have registered leveraged return notes based on the Euro Stoxx 50 Index in a single week, some with unusually long maturities
Four months after the furore surrounding the Tvix exchange-traded note, Finra has responded by issuing an investor alert warning of the risks involved in the products
An index based on other indexes can offer institutional investors sophisticated strategies and retail investors easier access to capital-protected products in difficult structuring conditions, say i...
Global uncertainty is driving investors in Asia into fixed-income assets and structured and credit-linked notes with exposure to credit, though they remain wary of issuer risk
Sellers of Ucits products in the UK now have until 2014 to apply for permission to provide the key investor information document after a transaction is completed rather than before
An increasingly savvy investor base in Asia is paving the way towards a more customised and managed approach to structured products aimed at private banking investors
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