Leveraged products lead recovery in Europe's structured investment market

Europe sees sharp rise in leveraged structures as yield hunt continues and CFDs lose popularity


Turnover in listed structured products in Europe was up almost 20% in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the same period a year earlier, according to figures from the European Structured Investment Products Association (Eusipa). The rise was led by German issuance, though markets in Italy and Sweden also saw greater turnover in investment certificates and leveraged products.

"Many banks in Italy have rediscovered leveraged products, which they are selling to informed investors," says Thomas

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