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  • APAC - Others

Demand for capital preservation has increased to supplement the 'hunt for yield' in SE Asia, StanChart

Sabina Peycheva, 15 February 2018

The market in Asia has seen a rising interest in structured product solutions in 2017 with significant increase in activity across both the private and retail ...

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  • Belgium

Belgian insurer expands ESG offering with Solactive climate care index

Marc Wolterink, 15 February 2018

AG Insurance has expanded its sustainable offering with the launch of AG Target+ USD Climate Care 2026 in Belgium. The eight-year, capital protected product is ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Vontobel Financial Products outpaces rivals in Europe, reports 29% increase in pre-tax profit

Pablo Conde, 15 February 2018

The Swiss bank has reported 'robust net profit' and remains the only investment bank in international expansion mode in the structured products market.

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

People: Leonteq names new chief

SRP News, 15 February 2018

Swiss structured investment products provider Leonteq has appointed Lukas Ruflin (pictured) as CEO. Ruflin, currently vice- chairman of the company, will take on his new role ...

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  • Europe - Others

We are navigating an environment with a big butterfly effect, SRP Europe

Petya Andreeva, 14 February 2018

The recent surge in volatility has reminded us that we all are navigating an environment where we observe a big butterfly effect and this is a ...

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  • South Korea

Product snapshot: Mirae kick-starts the year with a bang

Iveta Pekova, 14 February 2018

Mirae Asset Daewoo Securities has entered 2018 with a positive momentum after its Mirae Asset Daewoo ELB 2227 became the best-ever-selling product in South ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

BNP Paribas EQD trading falls despite €14.3bn structured products issuance

Marc Wolterink, 14 February 2018

BNP Paribas has reported a 1.5% rise in revenues of the operating divisions in full year 2017, despite the low interest rate and a lacklustre ...

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  • USA

How to target small-cap stocks 'beta' through a low vol strategy

Pablo Conde, 14 February 2018

Following the launch of the WisdomTree CBOE Russell 2000 PutWrite Strategy Fund on the Cboe BZX US Equities Exchange earlier this month, SRP spoke to Gaurav ...

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  • Spain

BBVA leverages pricing platform, capitalises on PB activities

Simona Katzartcheva, 14 February 2018

2017 was a challenging year for the derivatives industry in Spain with a slowdown in the structured products market which was down to two fundamental reasons ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Natixis specialist investment manager launches credit play

SRP News, 14 February 2018

Ossiam, a smart beta investment management firm and affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, has listed the Ossiam Solactive Moody's Analytics IG EUR Select Credit ETF ...

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  • Japan

Japan Market Review - January 2018

Veselin Krastev, 14 February 2018

One hundred and forty-one structured products (including flow but excluding private banking and leverage products) with an estimated volume of JPY315bn (US$2.89m) were ...

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  • Europe - Others

Access to data is crucial but one must not entirely rely on it, SRP Europe

Darina Bacheva, 13 February 2018

Having access to data is crucial, but one must not entirely rely on it, according to panelists during the How Technology Will Change the World of ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: FTSE Russell introduces Australia net tax indices

Sabina Peycheva, 13 February 2018

FTSE Russell has introduced the FTSE All-World ex Australia Net Tax (Super) Index Series which is designed to support superannuation funds (arrangements put in place ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Alternative data: use by hedge funds and the impact on the future of investing

Daryl Smith, 13 February 2018

Around twenty years ago, alternative data and machine learning techniques were being used by a select group of innovative hedge funds and asset managers. In recent ...

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