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  • Europe - Others

The real judges of the success of the Priips kid will be investors, SRP Europe

Pablo Conde & Suzanna Moni, 17 February 2017

Given the interdependency between the packaged retail and insurance based investment products (Priips) regulatory technical standards (RTS) rules and those in the markets in financial instruments ...

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  • Norway

Strukturinvest makes inroads into Norway

Charlotte Olesen, 17 February 2017

Strukturinvest has announced plans to expand its business and offer its structured products to Norwegian investors. In line with the local market the products will be ...

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  • International

Interest rates 2: that which strikes us as familiar, we often perceive as less risky

Iveta Pekova & Simona Katzartcheva, 17 February 2017

In the second of three articles on interest rate linked structured products, SRP looks at the underlyings and payoff structures linked to this asset.

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  • International
  • USA

Natixis bolsters asset management and private banking as head of EQD sales Americas departs

Pablo Conde, 17 February 2017

Jean Raby is set to join Natixis on February 20 as chief executive and head Natixis Global Asset Management of asset management, private banking and private ...

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  • Europe - Others

Average returns down but capital protection a strong reminder of the value of structured products, SRP Europe

Nikolay Nikolov, 16 February 2017

An impressive 45% of all structured products distributed in Europe in 2016 recorded an annualized return above 2%, despite the difficult market conditions, according to the ...

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  • International

Interest rates 1: low interest rates are pushing investors to seek yield

Simona Katzartcheva & Iveta Pekova, 16 February 2017

In a series of articles, SRP looks at how the five main asset classes (commodities, credit, equities, foreign exchange and interest rates), and the structured products ...

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  • Norway

Norway's ETN market takes off, European sectoral indices in focus

Charlotte Olesen & Pablo Conde, 16 February 2017

The range of listed products in Norway has never been greater and the turnover of exchange-traded notes (ETNs) has soared over the last couple of ...

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  • Switzerland
  • International

Numerix increases footprint in Switzerland, TR rolls out compliance solution

SRP News, 16 February 2017

Technology solutions provider for trading and risk management Numerix has joined the Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA) as a new member and partner.

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  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others
  • USA

People: Leonteq's head of structured products sales for private banks in Apac departs

SRP News, 16 February 2017

Hrvoje (Harry) Krkalo (pictured), an executive director at Leonteq responsible for the Swiss firm's structured product service to private banks in Asia-Pacific, in Hong ...

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  • Sweden

Product Snapshot: Skandia ramps up buffered CLNs

Tiago Fernandes, 15 February 2017

Skandia is issuing the 18th tranche of its credit-linked note (CLN) linked to the CDS index iTraxx Crossover Europe. The Kreditindexbevis Europa 18 is a ...

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  • International

Q&A: Blockchain tech holds key to big leap in structured products space, SettleMint

Veselin Valchev, 15 February 2017

Fintech was a major topic at the 14th SRP Annual European Structured Products & Derivatives Conference in London last week, and SRP spoke with Matthew Van ...

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  • Europe - Others

Product governance is common sense, SRP Europe

Marc Wolterink, 15 February 2017

The delay in the implementation of the packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (Priips) regulation from a collective point of view is a good piece ...

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  • USA

Citi and JP Morgan prop indices deployed in new US annuity play

SRP News, 15 February 2017

Voya Financial has expanded its suite of fixed index annuity products by introducing the new Voya Journey Index Annuity, a new structured retirement product providing investors ...

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  • Germany
  • Europe - Others

German banks deliver mixed results, reorganisation continues to hit equity derivatives

Pablo Conde, 15 February 2017

Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank have reported strong capital ratios and stable revenues for the 2016 financial year but the focus for 2017 will be on reorganising ...

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  • Canada

Canada Market Review - January 2017

Hassan Dbouk & Marc Wolterink, 15 February 2017

Canada’s structured products market started the year with an increase in issuance compared with both the previous month and January 2016. Sales, however, were down ...

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