Debunking some myths

Market view


A recent newspaper column from the head of research at a leading firm of UK financial advisers once again repeated some of the widely held misconceptions on structured products (see below). Depressingly, I suspect that many others in the financial community, particularly those in the media, possess similar views.

Other recent comments in the international press include:

“Structured products… Increasingly complicated investment concepts devised by increasingly sophisticated analysts and sold by

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