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  • Europe - Others

Product governance and appropriateness are two conflicting rules, Ashurst

Pablo Conde, 14 March 2017

In a second article on the regulatory agenda in the European structured products market for 2017, the global derivatives and structured products team at Ashurst talks ...

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  • International

Index roundup: S&P Dow Jones Indices launches green investment grade and high-yield bond benchmark

Veselin Valchev, 14 March 2017

S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) has launched the S&P Green Bond Select Index, which aims to capture the most liquid and tradeable ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • International

Citi elevates global head of equity solutions sales to lead new equity structuring group

Pablo Conde, 14 March 2017

Citi has launched a new 'product-aligned' equity structuring group as part of its strategy of delivering growth in the equities asset class, as well as ...

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  • International

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Bruno Poulin, Ossiam

Richard Jory, 14 March 2017

There are many ways to start a career in structured products and ETFs, and a variety of different views of what are good products. In a ...

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  • Switzerland

Six prompts EU to recognise Swiss financial market regulation as equivalent

SRP News, 13 March 2017

The Six Swiss Exchange has reported that its operating income for 2016 was up 1.5% while operating profit rose 2.9% to CHF287.1m (€265 ...

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  • Belgium

KBC remains top in stable Belgian market in 2016

Marc Wolterink, 13 March 2017

The Belgian market held its own in 2016. Issuance of structured products, at 327 (excluding non-retail, leverage and flow), was up around 10% from the ...

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  • Europe - Others

There are grey areas that could create regulatory uncertainty risk, Ashurst

Pablo Conde, 13 March 2017

The regulatory agenda is set to continue shaping the structured products market in Europe and beyond. In the first of two articles about the 2017 regulatory ...

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  • Hong Kong

Hong Kong-based managers embrace L&I underlying expansion

Veselin Valchev, 13 March 2017

Mirae Asset Global Investments, Samsung Asset Management, CSOP and China Asset Management, all of which already have leverage and inverse (L&I) products listed on ...

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  • International

That Was The Week: I'm going to tell you a secret

Richard Jory, 10 March 2017

Perhaps the sole virtue of Twitter is a brevity that appeals to all. Witness the pain (and subsequently large legal fees) required for trying to understand ...

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  • China

Diversifying investments is crucial for optimising asset allocation, Hang Seng Bank

Veselin Valchev & Pablo Conde, 10 March 2017

Mainland China and Hong Kong investors are becoming increasingly active in asset allocation optimisation, according to a recent survey commissioned by Hang Seng Bank and conducted ...

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  • Spain

Caixabank picks up the tab on RBS-linked structured bond from Barclays

Pablo Conde, 10 March 2017

The 17th Provincial Court of Barcelona has rendered null and void a structured deposit marketed by Barclays (now Caixabank) and has ordered the bank to reimburse ...

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  • Europe - Others

European Commission releases final Priips RTS draft

Pablo Conde, 09 March 2017

The European Commission (EC) has issued a draft version of its Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (Priips) for Key Information Document (Kid) regulation following ...

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  • Belgium

Flemish savings bank offers auto-switch on Natixis BeNe index

Marc Wolterink, 09 March 2017

VDK Spaarbank (VDK), the Flemish savings bank, has collaborated with Natixis for the launch of the BeNe 40 Autoswitch 2027. The 10-year medium-term note ...

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  • France
  • Italy

Italian and French institutional investors stack €163m in new World Bank SDG bond

SRP News, 09 March 2017

The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD) has issued bonds that for the first time directly link returns to the performance of companies ...

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