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  • Australia

Tribunal upholds Asic ban on Credit Suisse banker for trading in 'mini' warrants

Pablo Conde, 13 December 2017

The Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has affirmed the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Asic)'s decision to ban a former Credit Suisse employee, Philip McLean ...

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  • Belgium

Margrabe strategy a solution for the two-asset allocation problem, Finvex

Marc Wolterink, 13 December 2017

Finvex has published a research paper on the Margrabe best-of-two (MBo2) strategy, a rule-based dynamic investment solution for the two-asset allocation problem ...

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  • Italy

Product Snapshot: Exane pitches secondary market drop-back play to Italian retail investors

Iveta Pekova, 13 December 2017

Exane is offering Italian investors the option to earn income in the form of a drop-back coupon certificate which has 50% allocation in cash and ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

ETP News: First 4x leverage currency ETNs issued by Citi listed on NYS Arca

SRP News, 13 December 2017

VelocityShares, the Janus Henderson Group's provider of exchange-traded products (ETPs) for institutional investors, has launched a suite of ten series of currency-related exchange ...

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  • France

France Market Review - November 2017

Nikolay Nikolov, 13 December 2017

A Court of Cassation in France has cleared doubts over the eligibility of structured notes (EMTNs) for life insurance contracts within the French Insurance Code. In ...

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  • Germany

Bafin halts CLN retail distribution probe, issuance falls by more than 90%

Pablo Conde, 12 December 2017

Following a nine-month monitoring period, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht - Bafin) has decided not to prohibit the distribution of credit ...

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  • Europe - Others

KBC results boosted by €2.1bn structured products sales

Marc Wolterink, 12 December 2017

KBC has reported a strong performance in the third quarter of 2017, posting a net profit of €691m, which brings the net result for the first ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: CESC to launch new HK Stock Connect benchmark

Sabina Peycheva, 12 December 2017

Index China Exchanges Services Company Limited (CESC) is gearing up to launch the CES Stock Connect Hong Kong Premier 50 Index (CES SCHK50), an index designed ...

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  • Europe - Others

Deutsche appoints European head of structured retail sales, Emea chief departs

Pablo Conde, 12 December 2017

Ted Gonedes, head of sales for Europe at Deutsche Bank in London, has left the German bank. Gonedes, a managing director, was appointed to his latest ...

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  • Sweden

Sweden Market Review - November 2017

Teresia Harri & Marc Wolterink, 12 December 2017

Fifty-one structured products worth an estimated SEK584m (€59m) were added to the SRP Sweden database in November. Sales volumes of structured products in Sweden have ...

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  • Belgium

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Bart Van Leemput, KBC Asset Management

Marc Wolterink, 11 December 2017

There are many ways to start a career in structured products, and a variety of different views of what are good products. In a series of ...

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  • Hong Kong

SFC warns on risks associated with cryptocurrency-related products

Sabina Peycheva, 11 December 2017

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has released a circular warning investors of the risks associated with Bitcoin futures contracts and other cryptocurrency-related ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • Switzerland

Most providers feel that they can carry on doing business and meet the regulation, Six

Pablo Conde, 11 December 2017

Following Swiss exchange's Six move to bundle all activities in the securities business including the merger of exchange trading and post-trading areas into one ...

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  • USA

US annuities provider moves to integrate fee-based indexed-annuities into advisor's models

Pablo Conde, 11 December 2017

Nationwide, a US insurance and financial services organization, and Trust Company of America (TCA), one of the largest independent providers of integrated technology and custody for ...

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  • Belgium

Belgium Market Review - November 2017

Nikolay Nikolov, 11 December 2017

Twenty-eight structured products from eleven different providers were added to the SRP Belgium database in November.

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