Scoach to offer collateral option on listed products

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Swiss structured product providers can now collateralise the listings they trade on Scoach, the Swiss national exchange. Liquid collateral equal to the value of the product and its accumulated returns can be deposited with the exchange for each individual product to protect investors against default risk.

"After Lehman Brothers there was much confusion and insecurity among investors as they realised there was issuer risk in the product, and issuers couldn't maintain turnover levels," says Matthia

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