Trimming the tenor

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"Investors have become very cautious about their prospective investments and even more so about investment trends," says Wendy Yuen, head of structured products at Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong. "The current global economic environment and volatile equity markets have had a profound effect on the mindset of investors. They are being very rational and are going back to basics, so safety and confidence in how a product works and what it will do is paramount."

The Hong Kong market has slowed signific

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