RBS offers leveraged play on Italian government bonds

RBS product links to Italian government bonds

RBS product flies the flag for Italian government bonds

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has launched BTP Future, a structured product that allows investors to obtain leveraged exposure to Italian government bonds.

The product is a standard leveraged product on the BTP futures contract comprising Italian government bonds of 8-11 years maturity with a coupon of 6%.

“Confidence in capital markets – including Italy – is returning gradually,” says Kemal Bagci, director of equity derivatives and structured retail at RBS in Frankfurt.

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