Morgan Stanley has unveiled a new form of downside protection in its latest UK structured product release. The investment, which tracks the FTSE 100, features decelerated participation on the downside of the index.
The six-year FTSE Tracker Plus Plan offers investors 1.2 times any growth in the index with a cap of 84%. Capital is at risk, but if the FTSE falls, investors' capital loss is reduced to just a fifth of the fall in the index, so for every five point fall investors are down 1. If the F