The Leong view

Malaysia's structured products market is expanding fast as issuances multiply and increase in size. As part of the surge, Hong Leong Bank says local banks are catching up with their foreign counterparts, and that the relaxation of guidelines will add further impetus to the market's growth. Matt Cameron reports

Hong Leong Bank in Malaysia has been offering structured products since early 2006, when it became the first local commercial bank in the country to do so. Since then the structured products market in Malaysia has proved exceedingly robust. According to statistics published by the Malaysian Securities Commission (Suruhanjaya Sekuriti), the regulator has approved 12 programme issuances (including sharia-compliant releases) in the first two quarters of 2007, totalling about Rm60 billion ($17

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