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  • Belgium

Belfius achieves 31% market share year to date, life-wrapped suite racks up over €130m

SRP News, 14 August 2018

Belfius has reported organic growth of savings and investments reached €2.6bn in the first half of 2018, up 22% from the same period in 2017 ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others

Former global head of equity derivatives at Credit Suisse joins US buy-side firm

Pablo Conde, 14 August 2018

Star Mountain Capital, a specialized investment manager focused on the US lower-middle market, has appointed Anthony Pesco (pictured) as a strategic personal investor and senior ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: Hang Seng gets traction after restrictions in South Korea are lifted

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 14 August 2018

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI) makes its return as one of the most popular underlyings this year, according to SRP data. This comes after a ...

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  • Belgium

Nagelmackers debuts steepener in first Goldman Sachs collaboration

Marc Wolterink, 14 August 2018

Nagelmackers has teamed up with Goldman Sachs to launch its first steepener structure, the Fixed to CMS Spread Coupon Note, in Belgium. "It is a classic ...

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  • France

France Market Review - July 2018

Nikolay Nikolov, 14 August 2018

The French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) has validated a guide framing the distribution of financial products linked to environmental, social or governance (ESG-related) undelyings. According ...

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  • Malaysia

Malaysian asset manager uses stock warrants to hedge risks from increased volatility

Jihye Hwang & Marc Wolterink, 13 August 2018

Affin Hwang Asset Management is using stock-specific warrants to hedge volatility risks in its new Dana Malaysia fund which targets an absolute total return of ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • Switzerland
  • USA

UBS hedging volume up by 72% year on year

SRP News, 13 August 2018

UBS delivered strong second-quarter results with reported profit before tax (PBT) up 12% year on year to CHF1.6 billion (US$1.6 billion) and ...

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  • Europe - Others

EBA’s assessment of ESNs paves the way for new ‘pan-European’ source of funding

Pablo Conde, 13 August 2018

Based on the European Banking Authority's (EBA) assessment, it appears that, in a stressed funding small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) European Secured Notes (ESNs ...

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  • Germany

German investors open up to indices but Dax continues to dominate, DDV

Suzanna Moni, 13 August 2018

The Dax remains the most trusted index for 60% of the retail investor base in Germany, according to the latest online poll conducted by the German ...

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  • Switzerland
  • Europe - Others

Vontobel rises above, prepares new launches in Europe

SRP News, 10 August 2018

Switzerland's Vontobel continues to dominate the structured products market in Europe as it increases its footprint and activity beyond the old continent.

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Product wrap: Belfius launch 100% protected autocall in Belgium

Marc Wolterink, 10 August 2018

This week's wrap covers structured products with strike dates between August 5-11, 2018. Among the structures reviewed there were plenty of autocallables, including from ...

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  • Singapore

Leveraged products turnover on SGX in July reaches highest since 2009

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 10 August 2018

The total value traded in leveraged products in Singapore in July hit the biggest monthly turnover since 2009, according to Singapore Exchange (SGX). The amount stood ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Structured products platform completes world's first electronic NDIRS in emerging market currencies

Pablo Conde, 10 August 2018

Multi-dealer request for quote (RFQ) platform OTCX has introduced 'the world's first electronic non-deliverable interest rate swaps (NDIRS)' in Colombian Peso (COP), Malaysian ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • UK

People: Former MS head of retail structured products Americas re-emerges at Goldman

SRP News, 09 August 2018

Brooke Hammel (pictured), formerly executive director and head of retail structured products Americas at Morgan Stanley's institutional equities division, has joined Goldman Sachs in New ...

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  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore

Societe Generale readies DLCs linked to stocks in Singapore

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 09 August 2018

Societe Generale is planning to launch Daily Leverage Certificates (DLCs) on single stocks in Singapore's exchange later this year. The French bank said it's ...

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