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  • Germany

Discount certificates prove their worth in 'no trend' environment, DDV

Suzana Moni, 10 July 2017

Structured discount certificates can play their full strength at times where there is no 'clear sustainable trend in the financial markets, according to Germany's structured ...

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  • USA

The complexity of structured products is there for everyone to see, SRP Americas

Marc Wolterink, 07 July 2017

The effectiveness of regulation in a post crisis world, the relationship between the adviser and the investor, and whether or not structured products are being singled ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • USA
  • Europe - Others

That Was The Week: The comeback king

Richard Jory, 07 July 2017

After so many years of paining and worrying, it is time to stop your fretting about regulation. It's not that it's gone away, it ...

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  • Europe - Others

Esma publishes Q&A on benchmarks to provide seamless coverage

Marc Wolterink, 07 July 2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has published its Q&A on practical questions regarding the implementation of the benchmark regulation (BMR). The answers ...

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  • USA

Will education be the catalyst for platform development in the US?

Richard Jory, 07 July 2017

Two years ago, the US structured products market cared as much about technology platforms as it did about global benchmark index regulations, which meant absolutely no ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • USA
  • Europe - Others

The dynamics of dividends and the art of hedging, SRP Americas

Suzanna Moni, 06 July 2017

Understanding the dynamics of dividends is essential in trading and pricing, according to Donghwa Shin (pictured), PhD Candidate Financial Economics, Princeton University and presenter of The ...

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  • South Korea

Structured products in South Korea climb and single share preference emerges

Iveta Pekova, 06 July 2017

After a remarkable start to the year, in which sales volumes have risen by 19%, to KRW49.7 trillion (US$39.7bn), South Korea's investors ...

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  • France

La Banque Postale and Natixis fined for structured products shortcomings

Pablo Conde, 06 July 2017

The Autorité De Contrôle Prudentiel Et De Resolution (ACPR) has fined La Banque Postale €5m for a lack of advice during the marketing of a ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

People: Wisdomtree adopts Marinof for Europe

SRP News, 06 July 2017

Alexis Marinof (pictured) has been appointed head of European distribution for Wisdomtree. Marinof joins from State Street Global Advisors, where he held a number of senior ...

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  • Canada
  • USA

SRP Americas: Is complexity a value prop or a problem for an annuity?

Marc Wolterink, 05 July 2017

Smart beta has shown up in the fixed indexed annuities (FIA) world as a way for companies to provide something complicated that looks great on an ...

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  • Europe - Others

Product Snapshot: Mixology between factors increased usage of Christian index

Tiago Fernandes, 05 July 2017

The Nordics market has been at the forefront of ethical and ESG investment and was the first to introduce a new underlying that takes into account ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

ETP News: S&P Dow Jones Indices reports US$4.2tr indexed via ETPs

SRP News, 05 July 2017

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has reported that US$11.7tr in assets globally were tracking its indices as of Decemeber ...

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  • Canada
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Citi beefs up structured product franchise, taps JP Morgan senior equity derivatives trader

Pablo Conde, 05 July 2017

Citi has made a number of appointments in its equity derivatives business in a move to expand its structured product franchise in equities, and 'further strengthen ...

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  • Europe - Others

Unit-link products will need separate risk indicators, ESAs

SRP News, 04 July 2017

Pure unit-linked insurance products such as those which 'do not have a profit participation mechanism' and 'do not depend on other factors that are unobserved ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: MSCI and FTSE Russell launch new ESG indices focused on Japan

Marc Wolterink, 04 July 2017

MSCI and FTSE Russell have both launched new environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices focused on Japan.

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