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  • The Netherlands

ABN Amro announces cuts in CIB, raises provisions relating to mis-sold SME derivatives by €37m

SRP News, 09 August 2018

ABN Amro has reported a net profit of €688m and a return on equity (ROE) of 13.5% for the second quarter of 2018, as the ...

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  • South Korea

South Korea’s financial watchdog probes Eugene Investment over ETF blunder

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 09 August 2018

South Korea's Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) will make a field inspection to Eugene Investment to scrutinise a recent revelation that one of its customers sold ...

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  • Belgium

Belgium Market Review - July 2018

Nikolay Nikolov, 09 August 2018

ABN Amro Bank has signed an agreement to acquire Societe Generale’s private banking activities in Belgium, as well as its entire client portfolios. ‘This acquisition ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

ETP roundup: Goldman Sachs lists thematic ETFs

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 08 August 2018

Goldman Sachs has filed five thematic exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The ETFs will track indices developed by Motif ...

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  • UK
  • Europe - Others

OTCX: No buy or sell side bank out there has one global solution for each asset class

Pablo Conde, 08 August 2018

OTCX Trading's efforts to capitalise on opportunities arising across the pond are paying off following a recent deal with an undisclosed US bank. The multi ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

The value of long-term protection is limited

Tim Mortimer, 08 August 2018

In all structured products, the continued search by investors for yield has produced many different solutions. In the US market both equity and fixed income based ...

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  • Germany

German trade bodies urge EU-Commission not to postpone Priips review

Suzanna Moni, 08 August 2018

The German Banking Industry Committee, the German Investment Funds Association (BVI) and the German derivatives association (Deutscher Derivate Verband - DDV) have joined efforts to urge the ...

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  • France
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Natixis delivers solid half-year performance despite low equity derivatives activity in Asia

SRP News, 07 August 2018

Natixis has reported solid growth and improved profitability across its business lines with underlying net revenues, at €2.5 billion in the second quarter and €5 ...

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  • UK

UK watchdog seeks clarity on timing, interaction and implementation of Priips disclosure requirements

Pablo Conde, 07 August 2018

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking input from firms and consumers about their initial experiences of the requirements introduced by the Packaged Retail and ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Index roundup: S&P Dow Jones vol control indices perform best

Jihye Hwang, 07 August 2018

S&P Dow Jones index dashboards for July shows that risk control offered the highest return among S&P Europe 350 equity strategies, rising ...

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  • Europe - Others

Barclays taps senior structurer from Goldman

Pablo Conde, 07 August 2018

Dean Galligan has joined Barclays as managing director and head of cross asset solutions structuring, in London.

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  • Switzerland

New Swiss survey shows explosive growth of leverage products in 2Q

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 06 August 2018

The spike in volatility earlier this year has boosted trading activity in Switzerland as suggested by the 82% increase in leveraged products turnover year on year ...

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  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • Norway

Investec enters Finland and Sweden, Norway in sight

Charlotte Fyle, 06 August 2018

Investec Structured Products, the British specialist business of the South African bank and asset manager, is targeting the Nordic region with a series of products offered ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • USA

MSCI results boosted by ETFs linked to its indexes

Marc Wolterink, 06 August 2018

MSCI has reported assets under management (AUM) in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) linked to MSCI indexes stood at US$744.7 billion as of June 30 ...

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  • USA

Baml and MS team up with US distributor to launch open architecture online platform

Pablo Conde, 06 August 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Baml) and Morgan Stanley have teamed up with Navian Capital, a distributor of financial products, to launch Luma Financial Technologies, a ...

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