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  • USA

Product Snapshot: Trump policies fuel talk of inflation

Tiago Fernandes & Yordan Ivanov, 22 March 2017

One day before the release of the US Federal Reserve minutes, on February 22, Wells Fargo issued a floater capped call structure linked to the US ...

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  • USA

US SEC adopts T+2 settlement cycle for securities transactions

SRP News, 22 March 2017

Issuers of structured notes in the US will have to consider the effect of migrating to a two-day settlement cycle (T+2) from the three ...

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  • International

ETP News: Blackrock launches green bond index fund

SRP News, 22 March 2017

Blackrock has launched a green bond index fund to respond to growing demand from investors. The Green Bond Index Fund will offer exposure to a selection ...

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  • Switzerland

Compliance is an opportunity for differentiation and business growth, Six

Pablo Conde, 22 March 2017

Why, until now, have financial services looked at compliance merely as a tick box exercise, rather than a business opportunity? What are the dangers of approaching ...

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  • Australia

Asic rolls-out new conduct and disclosure guidance for retail financial advisers

Veselin Valchev, 22 March 2017

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Asic) has updated its regulatory guide on conduct and disclosure for retail financial product advisers, to reflect a number of ...

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  • International

Index roundup: Euronext and Morningstar to collaborate on indices and derivatives

Veselin Valchev, 21 March 2017

Euronext and Morningstar have signed a strategic collaboration to launch product creation opportunities and risk management tools, based on Morningstar indices. The products to be developed ...

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  • Switzerland

Swissquote enhances Vontobel-backed Themes Trading, upgrades mobile banking and trading app

Pablo Conde, 21 March 2017

Swissquote Group Holding has enhanced its Themes Trading service, enabling traders to purchase entire basket of structured products via their mobile phones. The change "swiftly make ...

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  • USA

Deutsche Bank poaches another senior Citi equity derivatives banker

Pablo Conde, 21 March 2017

Deutsche Bank has hired David Silber as its new head of equity derivatives for the Americas. Silber will be based in New York and joins from ...

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  • Hong Kong

Blockchain will lead to more disintermediated transactions, Gatecoin

Veselin Valchev, 21 March 2017

Blockchain technology is gaining momentum in the structured products market for its potential to be used as streamlining transactions. SRP spoke with Aurélien Menant (pictured ...

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  • Europe - Others

European structured products exchanges hit record turnover of €28.2bn in Q4 2016

Pablo Conde, 20 March 2017

Exchange turnover in investment and leverage products increased across Europe in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the European Structured Investment Products Association (Eusipa): exchange ...

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  • Singapore

UBS launches dedicated expatriate wealth management service in Singapore

Veselin Valchev, 20 March 2017

UBS Wealth Management has launched a new service for Singapore-based expatriates, the Resident Foreigner Team, which will provide specialised financial services to 'this underserved segment ...

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  • International

SRP 3-minute Q&A: David Stuff, Cube Investing

Richard Jory, 20 March 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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  • China
  • Luxembourg

Luxembourg and Shenzhen exchanges partner in new green bond index series

SRP News, 20 March 2017

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange have teamed up with the International Institute of Green Finance, part of the Central University of Finance ...

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  • International

That Was The Week: The Kiss of Death

Richard Jory, 17 March 2017

This is the modern world, which means that words longer than six or seven letters are generally reduced, at least by textophiles, to a few. In ...

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  • APAC - Others

UBS appoints Apac head of equity derivatives structured sales, regional equities push continues

Pablo Conde, 17 March 2017

UBS has appointed Hirofumi Takaku as head of equity derivatives structured sales, Asia-Pacific (Apac) as part of the bank's efforts to bolster its equity ...

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