Structured Products Asia: Short-term opportunities in the spotlight

Opinion on exchange-traded funds was split at Structured Products Asia, though delegates heard about opportunistic profits arising from Europe’s debt crisis and esoteric commodity plays amid the challenges of counterparty risk and low interest rates. Richard Jory reports from a region that remains wedded to the short term


Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are the only way to bring investors in Asia back into equities. That was the view of Edward Rogers, chief executive and chief investment officer at Rogers Investment Advisers in Tokyo, speaking on the final panel at the eighth annual Structured Products Asia conference at the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel in Hong Kong on September 14.

While there was support for his view of the role that ETFs could play in reviving interest in equities among Asian investors, some

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here