FVC review: HSBC offers exposure to S&P 500 smart beta strategy

Product aims to improve on PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF using risk reduction

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HSBC has issued a three-year structured product linked to the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF. This product type is known as an unleveraged return as it has an upside participation rate of 100% and performance is directly correlated to the rise in the underlying. For example, if the index rises by 20% over the product term, investors will receive a return of 20% plus their initial capital.

Points for

1. Uncapped return equal to the growth in the fund.
2. Exposure to the underlyi

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