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  • Germany

Product snapshot: Deutsche Bank clients cash in as memory coupons snowball

Suzanna Moni, 09 August 2017

Investors are turning to conditional coupons provided by the memory feature in autocallables to address the low volatility environment and keep the chances of getting yield ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore

Warrants and CBBCs activity in the Asia-Pacific on the up

Sabina Peycheva & Veselin Valchev, 09 August 2017

The market for warrants and callable bull-bear contracts (CBBCs) in the Asia-Pacific, one of the largest in the world, registered net estimated sales of ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • France

Natixis reports 12% rise in core business revenues, structured products sales up by 78%

Marc Wolterink, 09 August 2017

Natixis has reported core business net revenues were up 12% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2017 and 13% in the first half of ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

ETP News: US ETF provider deploys Citi's prop indices to target institutional market

SRP News, 09 August 2017

Pacer ETFs has reached an agreement with Citi to license the bank's proprietary indices for use in Pacer's exchange-traded funds. Under the agreement ...

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  • Switzerland

Six Exchange to leverage OTC structured products via blockchain technology

Pablo Conde, 09 August 2017

Nasdaq, in collaboration with its technology partner Chain, will develop a distributed ledger technology (DLT) for a minimum viable product (MVP) for Six Swiss Exchange's ...

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  • USA

Indexed annuities to fall further until DoL rules are clarified, Limra

Pablo Conde, 08 August 2017

Over the past few years, the crediting methods and financial indices used in determining the growth in indexed annuities has blossomed, with most of the top ...

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  • Germany

German watchdog extends credit-linked notes probe

Pablo Conde & Suzanna Moni, 08 August 2017

The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Bafin) has expanded the 'intensive monitoring' of credit-linked notes (CLN) sales to retail investors for a further three-month period ...

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  • Belgium

Nagelmackers targets high cash flows via Solactive income play

Marc Wolterink, 08 August 2017

Nagelmackers has introduced two structured notes linked to the Solactive Stable Income Europe Index. In doing so the Belgian bank became the first distributor to use ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: ING and Bloomberg launch emerging markets indices

SRP News, 08 August 2017

ING has launched four proprietary global emerging markets indices to allow its clients easy access to emerging market currencies. The Bloomberg ING Global Emerging Markets FX ...

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  • USA

SEC files fraud charges against former brokers targeting federal retirees with variable annuities

SRP News, 07 August 2017

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged four former brokers with fraudulently inducing federal employees to roll over holdings from their federal Thrift Savings ...

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  • APAC - Others

DB WM to launch app for Apac relationship managers

Sabina Peycheva & Veselin Balchev, 07 August 2017

The Asia-Pacific structured products market is supporting its growth on new technology developments that are addressing issues around standardization and fee compression. SRP spoke to ...

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  • Switzerland

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Simon Przibylla, Leonteq

Richard Jory, 07 August 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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  • Belgium

Belgian regulator organises consultation on Kid/Priips

Marc Wolterink, 07 August 2017

The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has organised a consultation in the financial sector on a preliminary draft Royal Decree on the obligation to provide ...

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  • Germany

Germany's Bafin tightens financial products supervisory framework

Pablo Conde, 07 August 2017

The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Bafin), the German financial regulatory authority, has launched a consultation regarding the monitoring and control of financial products in retail banking ...

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  • APAC - Others

From smart beta to intuitive beta: strategies with 'gut-feeling' and a storyline

Pablo Conde, 04 August 2017

"I rely far more on gut instinct than researching huge amounts of statistics" (Richard Branson)

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