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  • International

That Was The Week: The Kiss of Death

Richard Jory, 17 March 2017

This is the modern world, which means that words longer than six or seven letters are generally reduced, at least by textophiles, to a few. In ...

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  • APAC - Others

UBS appoints Apac head of equity derivatives structured sales, regional equities push continues

Pablo Conde, 17 March 2017

UBS has appointed Hirofumi Takaku as head of equity derivatives structured sales, Asia-Pacific (Apac) as part of the bank's efforts to bolster its equity ...

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  • Australia

Asic urges closer monitoring of investment advice

Veselin Valchev, 17 March 2017

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Asic) has released a report of its review on financial advice in Australia, which has identified a number of potential ...

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  • International

People: BNP Paribas and Exane beef up Emea equities

SRP News, 16 March 2017

BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking and Exane BNP Paribas have strengthened the senior management in their respective equity capital markets (ECM) and cash equities with ...

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  • USA

Volatility control indices add appeal to annuities by removing the cap on the upside, Limra

Pablo Conde, 16 March 2017

Following the release of Limra's Secure Retirement Institute Fourth Quarter US Annuity Sales survey, which was released at the end of February, SRP spoke to ...

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  • Germany
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  • UK

Wisdomtree targets UK investors with short/leveraged UK sterling tactical solutions

SRP News, 16 March 2017

WisdomTree has listed a new range of short and leveraged UK sterling-denominated exchange-traded products (ETPs) covering equity, fixed income and commodity benchmarks on the ...

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  • Taiwan

Yuanta licenses Stoxx gauge to deliver Taiwan's first Apac smart beta tracker

Veselin Valchev, 16 March 2017

Stoxx has licensed its new iStoxx MUTB Asia/Pacific Quality Dividend 100 index to Taiwanese asset manager Yuanta Securities Investment Trust for a new passive fund.

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  • International

ETP News: US provider seeks to light up portfolios with new marijuana-based tracker

SRP News, 15 March 2017

ETF Managers Trust filed a prospectus in mid-February for a marijuana-based ETF with the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) referring to the fund ...

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  • Germany

Product Snapshot: Commerzbank Snaps warrants market in Europe

Tiago Fernandes, 15 March 2017

Before the dotcom bubble burst, initial public offerings (IPO) were a daily event, with 371 in 1999, but only 20 in the US in 2016. But ...

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  • Singapore

OCBC to pilot first ETF and equities-only roboadvisor

Veselin Valchev, 15 March 2017

Singapore's OCBC Bank is piloting a roboadvisory service within wealth management that will allow investors to build and rebalance portfolios using automated, algorithm-based portfolio ...

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  • Belgium

Deutsche Bank pitches foreign currencies to Belgian investors to salvage upcoming fixed-income maturities

Marc Wolterink, 15 March 2017

Deutsche Bank is increasingly looking at foreign currencies for its structured products in Belgium. The bank currently has six products open for subscription, including two structures ...

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  • Japan

Natixis Japan goes live with Torstone's backoffice module

SRP News, 14 March 2017

Natixis Japan Securities has signed a multi-year deal with Torstone Technology, a provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing to use its collateral management module.

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  • Belgium

Belfius targets digitalisation trend with Solactive smart beta strategy

Marc Wolterink, 14 March 2017

Solactive and Belfius have teamed up for the launch of the Solactive Digital Economy Index, a smart beta strategy that allows investors to gain exposure to ...

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