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Index roundup: S&P Dow Jones releases 'mega bond' indices

Sabina Peycheva, 20 February 2018

S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched the S&P 500 Bond Mega 30 Index family which comprises the S&P 500 Bond ...

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  • Europe - Others

New regulatory regime has led to slightly less rich market for retail investors, SRP Europe

Marc Wolterink, 20 February 2018

One month in and it is fair to say that the implementation of the markets in financial instruments directive (Mifid 2) has not been without confusion ...

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  • Spain

Spanish court voids products on Mifid suitability grounds

SRP News, 20 February 2018

A tribunal in Madrid (Court nÂș 51) has declared void two structured products sold by Banco Sabadell for failures around disclosure and suitability at the point ...

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Priips' Kid makes good products look bad

Pablo Conde, 20 February 2018

Complexity of information around fees and charges in the new Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance Products (Priips) Key Information Documents (Kid) is thwarting transparency, adding confusion ...

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  • Europe - Others

Crypto products are being slowed down by regulatory confusion, SRP Europe

Darina Bacheva, 19 February 2018

Investment banks will need to build understanding around crypto assets and treat them as any other asset and overall portfolio solution before they become mainstream, according ...

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Natixis reports 21% increase in net income, structured products boosted by high sales in France

Marc Wolterink, 19 February 2018

French bank reports solid growth and improved profitability across business lines in 2017, while global structured product sales increased by 7.5% with the bank's ...

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  • Europe - Others

Regulatory compliance for complex products is now coming at a higher cost, A&O

Pablo Conde, 19 February 2018

With the Key Information Documents (Kids)' Packaged retail investment and insurance products (Priips) regime coming into effect SRP spoke to Andrew Sulston (pictured), partner at law ...

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  • USA

Prudential enters FIA market with a choice of underlyings

Pablo Conde, 19 February 2018

Prudential Annuities, the domestic annuity business of Prudential Financial, entered the fixed indexed annuity (FIA) market in the US earlier this month with its first ever ...

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  • USA

USA Market Review - January 2018

Yordan Ivanov, 19 February 2018

The US structured products market reached a record level in January in terms of sales and issuance following a strong start of the year for the ...

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Societe Generale reports pick up of structured products in Europe and North America

Marc Wolterink, 16 February 2018

French bank reports increase in underlying profitability in 2017 and a good performance by all the businesses in the fourth quarter, with net income marked by ...

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Product wrap: Swiss banks target US market via ETF-linked notes

Marc Wolterink, 16 February 2018

This week's wrap covers products with strike dates between February 11-17, 2018. Structures reviewed include products from Societe Generale in both France and Sweden ...

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Vontobel appoints Nordic head of public distribution

Pablo Conde, 16 February 2018

Vontobel has boosted its Nordic's sales team with the appointment of Magnus Cadario as director, head of public distribution, Nordics.

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  • Europe - Others

The future of indexing will revolve around innovation, complexity, transparency and consolidation, SRP Europe

Charlotte Olesen, 16 February 2018

Nowadays we have more indices than we have stocks in this world, because the use of indices has changed. The challenges are about meeting the regulatory ...

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Credit Suisse and Nomura brace as US regulator files fresh Vix inverse arbitration claim

Pablo Conde, 16 February 2018

Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein has filed an arbitration claim with the US Financial and Regulatory Authority (Finra) against Florida-based Newbridge Securities Corp on behalf of ...

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  • Europe - Others

Common ESG investments are not necessarily products people immediately associate with green, SRP Europe

Nikolay Nikolov, 15 February 2018

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has been evolving as quite a plastic concept over the last few years, in a close context with ethical, and ...

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