A fistful of dollars



"The structured products market is far from dead," says Ralph Cope, head of derivatives trading at Mexico City-based brokerage house Actinver. "We have seen a lot more demand recently than in the last few months of 2008. Most investors are concentrating on the exchange rate and are looking to put cash into foreign exchange-linked trades. In Mexico, almost everyone follows the exchange rate between the peso and the US dollar, and every bank on the street displays the rate on its window. So everyo

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