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The UK structured products markets is still saturated with FTSE-linked deposits, though a few exotics are appearing on the menu
South African gold mining stocks underperformed the world's largest gold ETF by 10% in 2011, boosting demand for gold exchange-traded funds
Changes to the capital gains tax regime in South Africa are skewing returns and could pose increasing problems for product structurers, warn market participants
This webinar looks at the current state of enterprise stress testing and unveils findings of a new study on Enterprise-level Stress Testing (one of several research papers in Chartis' The Risk Enabled Enterprise ® research program)
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Legislation the European Commission is preparing for structured products is being circulated to European Union member states and will come in the form of a regulation. Richard Jory analyses the fina...
Though little has changed since the FSA published draft guidance on structured products towards the end of last year, the newly released formal guidance contains an additional steer on the subject o...
The need for better returns in a low-yield market environment is encouraging Asian investors to take a closer look at alternative investment strategies and the use of volatility as a hedging tool, w...
S&P Indices launches equally weighted proxies that measure the quality of US and European banks in conjunction with Isda, the trade body for the global OTC derivatives industry
New rules on liquidity provider quotation thresholds see spreads widen and equity-linked warrants turnover plummet by more than 90%, leading investors to look offshore
Extracting value from high-net-worth investors became a priority for Belgian banks in response to the Financial Services and Markets Authority's moratorium, but as mounting regulatory pressure spook...
Dow Jones Indexes has increased the number of components in the Russia GDR Index to 17 for use in the Lyxor ETF Russia exchange-traded fund
The European umbrella structured products trade association has reported that structured product volumes on stock exchanges in Europe fell 26% in the final quarter of 2011
Macquarie is extending its existing commodity sales and trading platform with the launch of a commodity investor products business, which will be led by ex-Goldman Sachs global head of commodities
The UK Financial Services Authority has issued another massive document containing its thoughts on structured products and, notably, stating that its concerns about structured deposits are no longer...
Absa Capital has launched five exchange-traded notes, providing investors with exposure to precious metals and currencies.
Two of the latest structured products Wells Fargo has registered in the US public market are based on multiple underlyings, making a play on correlation. The supply registered with the US Securities...
A mass of new structured products registered in the US public market are dominated by HSBC and UBS, though Goldman Sachs stands out in terms of tenor with its five-year capital-protected note
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.