News - Archive

  • Hong Kong

Hong Kong government agency calls for listed structured products market expansion

Veselin Valchev & Pablo Conde, 18 April 2017

Hong Kong's Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) has called for increased diversity in listed structured products on the Hong Kong Exchange in a report released ...

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  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Sweden

Danske Bank global head departs amid reorganisation

Charlotte Olesen & Pablo Conde, 18 April 2017

Holger Lunden (pictured), global head of structured products at Danske Bank in Copenhagen has left the bank following a re-organisation. Lunden's responsibilities have been ...

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  • APAC - Others

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Gidon Kessel, United Overseas Bank

Richard Jory, 18 April 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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  • Denmark

Denmark Market Review - Q1 2017

Charlotte Olesen & Marc Wolterink, 18 April 2017

We are finally seeing some activity in the Danish structured products market. Ten tranche products were launched during the first quarter of 2017, up one from ...

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  • France

France Market Review - March 2017

Nikolay Nikolov, 18 April 2017

Accepting volatility and risk is becoming a must when seeking to beat the low yield of traditional instruments such as funds in euros, according to the ...

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  • International

ESG at this moment in time is not necessarily a good alpha signal, Univest

Marc Wolterink, 13 April 2017

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has really exploded since the start of the millennium in terms of different approaches, different evidence, and different organisations getting ...

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  • International

People: Belgian structured products association elects new chairman

SRP News, 13 April 2017

The Belgian Structured Investment Products Association (Belsipa) has elected Gilles Staquet (pictured) of BNP Paribas as its new chairman. Staquet succeeds Alain Flas of ING who ...

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  • Germany

Vontobel’s digital structured products platform arrives at Ariva and Boerse Frankfurt

Veselin Valchev, 13 April 2017

Vontobel has scored a coup in Germany with the launch of the Swiss bank's multi issuer structured products platform on popular German ...

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  • International

Das War Die Woche: Hopsala

Richard Jory, 13 April 2017

The structured products cognoscenti never tire of exclaiming the virtues of the market in Germany, and why should they. Products gorge onto the various stock exchanges ...

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  • International

We want to bring gender equality into the ethical investment movement, Equileap

Marc Wolterink, 12 April 2017

Equileap, the organisation which aims to accelerate progress towards gender equality in the workplace, has teamed up with Solactive for the launch of a family of ...

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  • Singapore

SGX targets Asian quality stocks with first smart beta index

Veselin Valchev, 12 April 2017

SGX Index Edge's first smart beta benchmark, the Developed Asia ex Japan Quality Index, reflects the performance of stocks in three developed Asian economies - Hong ...

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  • Thailand

Product Snapshot: Phatra’s private product performs perfectly

Tiago Fernandes & Iveta Pekova, 12 April 2017

Phatra Securities created a structured note for institutional and high net worth investors banking in November that has proved to be the best performing product in ...

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  • Europe - Others

Goldman Sachs hires Groothaert from Credit Suisse

Richard Jory, 12 April 2017

Tom Groothaert, a director in European derivatives sales team in the solutions group at Credit Suisse in London, has left the Swiss bank to join Goldman ...

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  • International

No risk of global recession, although Italy is too big to fail and too big to be saved, Roubini

Marc Wolterink, 11 April 2017

"If you ask me what the state of the global economy is I would say in one word 'good' and in two words 'not good'," said ...

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  • International

Index roundup: Solactive launches Nordic benchmark

Veselin Valchev, 11 April 2017

Solactive has released the Nordic 150 Index, a new benchmark tracking the 150 most liquid shares listed in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The four Nordic ...

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