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Index roundup: Asia Index Private launches new benchmark of private banks in India

Jihye Hwang, 11 September 2018

Asia Index Private, a joint venture between S&P Dow Jones Indices and BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), has launched the S&P BSE Private ...

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  • Ireland

‘Naked’ allocation to stocks and bonds carries a high-risk premium, BlackBee

Marc Wolterink, 11 September 2018

BlackBee is marketing three index-linked structured products to its clients in Ireland. 90% Protected Index 5 & 6, which both track the Eurostoxx Select Dividend ...

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US regulator fines adviser for sales of unsuitable leveraged notes

Pablo Conde, 11 September 2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will fully reimburse retail investors for losses on a leveraged oil-linked exchange-traded note (ETN) that registered representatives ...

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Natixis launches Dynamic Solutions business

Pablo Conde, 11 September 2018

Natixis Investment Managers (IM) has launched Dynamic Solutions, a new umbrella division, which will combine the firm's expertise in developing customised client investment solutions into ...

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  • Europe - Others

Esma: Structured products have an average cost of between 2% and 9%, complexity has increased

Pablo Conde, 10 September 2018

The retail market for structured products in the EU has seen an overall decline in outstanding amounts in recent years, consistent with a falling trend in ...

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  • Luxembourg

BNP Paribas issuance vehicle reports €2.7bn outstanding in structured notes

Marc Wolterink, 10 September 2018

SecurAsset, the Luxembourg domiciled special purpose vehicle (SPV) from BNP Paribas, has reported the outstanding aggregate amount of structured notes issued in different currencies amounted to ...

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  • Japan

Japanese structured products sales plunge in 1H18 amid stagnating equity market

Jihye Hwang, 10 September 2018

Japan's main structured products providers saw their activity hampered by movements in the capital markets, which hit a number of Japanese stocks. The sales volume ...

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UBS and World Bank expand collaboration with new index-linked sustainable notes

Pablo Conde, 10 September 2018

UBS has rolled out a new structured note issued by the World Bank's International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) that will support its sustainable ...

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Product wrap: Societe Generale commits to positive impact finance in France

Marc Wolterink, 07 September 2018

This week's wrap covers structured products with strike dates between September 2-8, 2018. Structures reviewed include a positive impact bond from Societe Generale in ...

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  • Europe - Others

That Was The Week: Crystal balls and doing the right thing

Richard Jory, 07 September 2018

If it was not clear by now, innovation in structured products will not appear in the form of a new, super payoff or any specific financial ...

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  • USA

US Annuities provider expands risk control offering with non-investment bank custom indices

Pablo Conde, 07 September 2018

Global Atlantic Financial Group has overhauled its entire suite of fixed index annuities (FIAs), is targeting broker-dealers, banks and independent agents with enhanced income and ...

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Credit Suisse revamps senior equity derivatives team as global head departs

Pablo Conde, 07 September 2018

Credit Suisse Group has rejigged its equity derivatives businesses, which sits within the bank's equities business in the London-based Investment Banking division.

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  • Belgium

Belgian sales volumes up as investors become accustomed to new EU regulations

Marc Wolterink, 06 September 2018

The Belgian Structured Investment Products Association (Belsipa) has reported primary market sales of structured products amounted to €1bn in the second quarter of 2018, up 12 ...

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'Play the fixing' costs BNP Paribas US$90m

Pablo Conde, 06 September 2018

French bank accepts penalty for benchmark manipulation, the seventh USD Isdafix enforcement action

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  • Hungary

Unicredit meets demand for autocallables in Hungary

Suzanna Moni, 06 September 2018

Over the past year Hungary has experienced an increased activity from foreign structured products providers entering the market with partially capital protected products.

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