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Product wrap: Cliquets, tax-free wrappers and a BNP Paribas-Societe Generale collaboration

Marc Wolterink, 08 June 2018

This week's wrap covers structured products with strike dates between June 3-9, 2018. Structures reviewed include the first cliquet in Belgium since January 2014 ...

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  • USA

Technology is helping with compliance, SRP Americas

Sabina Peycheva, 07 June 2018

Regulators are finding it difficult to keep up with the latest technology developments and to make decisions based on what might develop rather than on what ...

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  • Singapore

Singapore’s warrants market soars in 1Q18

Sabina Peycheva, 07 June 2018

The turnover of the Singapore structured warrants market averaged SG$1.39bn per month in the first quarter of 2018 setting up a new record since ...

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  • USA

People: Former senior JP Morgan structurer joins AI powered hedge fund

SRP News, 07 June 2018

Castle Ridge Asset Management (Castle Ridge) has appointed Edwin Li (pictured), as a managing partner to lead the international expansion of the artificial intelligence powered hedge ...

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  • USA

Structured strategies in the spotlight as retirement savers want to talk about more than risk

Pablo Conde, 07 June 2018

US retirement savers actively want to discuss ways to protect their assets during periods of volatility and ensure they have enough income in retirement, according to ...

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  • USA

NPX gets cash into San Quentin with impact note

Richard Jory, 06 June 2018

The Last Mile, a US non-profit company, has launched an impact security in the form of a non-principal protected note for which payment obligations ...

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  • USA

Structured products are only a small piece of the overall balance sheet, SRP Americas

SRP News, 06 June 2018

For the US structured products market to double in size the main issuers would have to issue more products but whether that is feasible would really ...

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  • Canada

Product snapshot: BMO goes American and captures emerging markets wave

Almudena Rojas, Future Value Consultants, 06 June 2018

Capturing the emerging markets predilection that US investors have developed during the first four months of this year, Bank of Montreal has created a contingent risk ...

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  • UK

Front office revenue minus cost is no longer viable to run a structured products business, Anchura

Pablo Conde, 05 June 2018

Consultancy firm can free capital tied up on uncontrolled operational risk and help banks build trading engines, issuing platforms and distribution models

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  • USA

US DoJ hits Societe Generale with US$860m Libya and Libor penalties

Pablo Conde, 05 June 2018

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has ordered Societe Generale to pay penalties for bribing President Muammar Gaddafi-era Libyan officials and manipulating the London Inter ...

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  • USA

High returns have driven volumes up, SRP Americas

Sabina Peycheva, 05 June 2018

Data presented at the Performance & Market Presentations panel during the 7th SRP Americas Conference on May 24 in Chicago shows that there have been a ...

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  • USA

Index roundup: Caixin and Gresham launch commodity index

Sabina Peycheva, 05 June 2018

Caixin Insight, a sister company of Caixin Media, and US asset manager Gresham Investment Management, have launched an index that aims to become a benchmark for ...

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  • USA

Wells Fargo hires from BNP Paribas in New York

Richard Jory, 04 June 2018

Raul Perez (pictured) has been appointed a director in the investment solutions sales team for North America at Wells Fargo Securities in New York, after parting ...

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  • USA

Feeling good doesn’t make money, SRP Americas

SRP News, 04 June 2018

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) indexes might be a big focus in continental Europe but they are a lot less so in the American market, according ...

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