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Index roundup: FTSE Russell survey finds growing demand for smart beta

Veselin Valchev, 23 May 2017

FTSE Russell has published the findings of its fourth annual Institutional Smart Beta Survey, highlighting that 46% of asset managers, up from 36% last year and ...

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US Insurance providers re-evaluate product mix in anticipation of the DOL rule

Pablo Conde, 23 May 2017

Indexed annuity sales fell 13% to US$13.6bn during the first quarter of 2017 with seven of the top 10 indexed annuity providers reporting declined ...

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SocGen deploys 'stable income' play in move to expand smart beta offering in Europe

Pablo Conde, 23 May 2017

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) has licensed the Solactive Stable Income Europe Index, a new gauge launched today by German index engineer Solactive, which ...

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SG CIB partnership with Axa Spain gets momentum via systematic risk insurance product range

Pablo Conde, 22 May 2017

Axa Spain partnered with Societe Generale corporate & investment bank (CIB) in Q1 2016 to launch Axa Best Selection, a new financial product inspired by the ...

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  • South Korea

SK banks' profit up as structured product sales largely upbeat

Veselin Valchev, 22 May 2017

Korea's major securities houses, which are the primary distributors on one of the largest structured products markets in the world, have posted broadly improving figures ...

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Finvex makes push for Asia with first Japan index

Marc Wolterink, 22 May 2017

Finvex, the Brussels based consultancy which specialises in the creation of financial investment solutions, has launched the Finvex Sustainable Efficient Japan Index. The index, which has ...

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SRP 3-minute Q&A: Eric Dutruit, HSBC

Richard Jory, 22 May 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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  • France

France Market Review - April 2017

Nikolay Nikolov, 19 May 2017

The Cac 40, the French benchmark, closed at 5,287 points on April 26, its highest level since 2008, after the first round of the French ...

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US banks report mixed demand for securitized products and spread tightening

SRP News, 19 May 2017

US investment banks continue to dominate sales volumes in the global structured products market year to date despite mixed performances reported on their respective results for ...

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That Was The Week: The cost of expenses

Richard Jory, 19 May 2017

New markets are always exciting, but you always have to ask the question of how they emerged and why on earth they were not penetrated (to ...

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  • APAC - Others

Credit Suisse strengthens Apac investment banking teams

Veselin Valchev, 19 May 2017

Credit Suisse has made two more senior appointments in the Asia-Pacific investment banking space, strengthening businesses in Japan and the Philippines.

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BNP Paribas WM rolls-out unique content platforms for private clients

Pablo Conde, 19 May 2017

BNP Paribas Wealth Management (WM) has launched four digital platforms 'bringing unique financial, business and lifestyle content to private clients and prospects'.

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  • Belgium

Belgium Market Review - April 2017

Nikolay Nikolov, 19 May 2017

Twenty-two structured products from nine different providers were added to the SRP Belgium database in April. US dollar-denominated products continued to be popular among ...

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  • USA

Wells Fargo to distribute new Metlife's Brighthouse 'shield level selector' annuities range

Pablo Conde, 18 May 2017

Brighthouse Financial, a MetLife subsidiary and annuity and life insurance solutions provider in the United States, has expanded its suite of 'Shield Level Selector' annuities with ...

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  • Switzerland

Strong quarter for Credit Suisse and UBS as stateside sales increase

Marc Wolterink, 18 May 2017

Credit Suisse and UBS are two of the main providers of structured products, not just in their domestic market Switzerland but globally. Between them they racked ...

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