Barrier risk

Product performance: reverse convertibles

Reverse convertibles are highly sensitive to volatility, which is one of the reasons that the coupons promised can be so high, but it is also why capital is very much at risk. FVC compares the virtues and workings of three such products from the US

Product performance

The products reviewed this month include full principal protection and an accelerated growth product that has no downside risk, alongside a three and a six-month reverse convertible

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