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  • Japan

Japanese banks enjoy structured products windfall in Q1

Veselin Valchev, 12 May 2017

Most of the top Japanese banks and securities houses have posted initial quarterly and annual figures for the period ended March 31, 2017, with sizable increases ...

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  • Europe - Others

Priips RTS wording fails to reflect the nature of OTC derivatives transactions, JAC

Pablo Conde, 12 May 2017

The Joint Associations Committee (JAC) has raised some material concerns on behalf of its members in relation to the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • Lat Am - Others
  • USA

That Was The Week: The Doers and the dabblers

Richard Jory, 12 May 2017

Some banks do, and some banks don't. It is never easy to create a picture of who is doing what and where in the world ...

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  • UK

LTU pours fuel into 'fiendishly complex' rhetoric as Lloyds agrees to redress clients, products continue to perform

Pablo Conde, 12 May 2017

Lloyds TSB Bank (which became Lloyds Banking Group following the HBOS merger) has agreed to redress thousands of customers who were mis-sold structured investments from ...

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  • UK

Information required by the Solvency II Directive may need to be given separately to the Kid, UK FCA

SRP News, 11 May 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published final rules on Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (Priips), clarifying which investment vehicles will be exempt from ...

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  • International
  • UK

UBS offloads Delta platform

Pablo Conde, 11 May 2017

UBS has sold its UBS Delta risk and performance analytics service to StatPro Group, a listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services ...

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  • France

French banks hold their own as structured product sales across Europe falter

Marc Wolterink, 11 May 2017

The French structured products market held its own during the first quarter of 2017. Sales volumes, at €3.1bn, saw only a slight decrease (-4.8 ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • Lat Am - Others
  • USA

People: Alaia strengthens management team with three senior structured products specialists

SRP News, 11 May 2017

Alaia Capital, the platform launched earlier this year by former structured products executives offering registered funds with defined payouts, has expanded its management team.

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  • Brazil

Product Snapshot: Brazilian investors cashing-in with USD/BRL trades

Tiago Fernandes, 10 May 2017

During the last 12 months, structured products linked to the USD/BRL exchange rate in Brazil have provided an average return of 10.45% with a ...

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  • Singapore

Singapore banks enjoy higher wealth management profits in first quarter

Veselin Valchev, 10 May 2017

As all four leading Singapore-based and Asia-focused investment banks have reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017, wealth management has outperformed other ...

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  • Belgium

Belgiums oldest bank looks at riskier products and longer maturities

Marc Wolterink, 10 May 2017

Nagelmackers has launched two new structured notes in Belgium. The bank, which was founded in 1747, and, until today, is still the oldest Belgian bank, introduced ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

ETP News: Desjardins deploys multifactor vol control Scientific Beta indexes

SRP News, 10 May 2017

Desjardins Global Asset Management has launched a new exchange traded funds (ETF) to complement the multifactor-controlled volatility category. The Desjardins Developed ex-USA ex-Canada ...

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  • APAC - Others

Credit Suisse beefs up Apac's global markets business

Pablo Conde, 10 May 2017

Credit Suisse has made two senior appointments to its global markets business in Asia Pacific, in a move to strengthen its franchise in the region.

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  • Europe - Others
  • Luxembourg

Natixis issuance vehicle expects EMTN outstanding of between €5-6bn in 2017

Marc Wolterink, 09 May 2017

Natixis Structured Issuance (NSI), the wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of Natixis SA whose principal activity is the issuance of euro medium-term notes (EMTN), has reported ...

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  • International
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index round up: Index Industry Association adds three new members

Veselin Valchev, 09 May 2017

CBOE Holdings (CBOE), China Central Depository & Clearing (CCDC) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange, (TSE) will join the Index Industry Association (IIA) in promoting awareness of ...

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