Increased market volatility 'could help structurers'

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Market volatility makes structuring attractive products easier

Widening bond spreads and market volatility will result in more interesting structured products, according to Morgan Stanley. The spikes in volatility that have followed news of a hung parliament in the UK and the ongoing saga of Greece's fiscal problems will help issuers construct more attractive rates and income products.

"At the moment, it feels very much like the beginning of 2009," says Marc Chamberlain, executive director at Morgan Stanley in London. "With bond spreads widening and volatil

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