UAE Central Bank restricts structured retail product sales

In the statement, the Bank says it "has decided that it is not desirable that banks operating in the UAE sell structured products to their retail customers which include high net worth individuals."

The Bank defines a structured product as a "pre-packaged investment strategy which has embedded options related to a single security/stocks, a basket of securities, indexes, commodities, debt, credit and or/foreign currencies."

If a bank wants to sell structured products to its customers, it is now

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