The comeback kids


Structured products in Asia have been revamped as a safe, low-risk investment for cautious investors. Previously, they had been created to chase yield and had extremely complex payoffs but, since investors were severely burned last year, products have been given a facelift and are now more transparent, simple and, on longer-dated terms, protected.

"Investors are interested in guaranteed returns rather than potential returns," says Peter Hu, managing director at Barclays Capital in Singapore.


Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here