Retail structured products pose systemic risk, concludes report

Retail structured products pose systemic risk, concludes report

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Could retail structured products wreck the economy?

A recent report from the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) has concluded that high volumes of structured products sales to retail investors could transmit systemic risks to the financial sector in European countries whose banks are highly reliant on structured products for funding.

However, industry participants have disparaged the findings, claiming the study needs to encompass all retail financial products.

Systemic Risk due to Retailisation?, co-authored by researchers Oliver Burkart and An

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