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  • Switzerland

Product innovation close to exhaustion, Six

Pablo Conde, 05 April 2017

Six Swiss Exchange's operating income for 2016 was up 1.5%, with operating profit 2.9% higher, at CHF287.1m (€265.8m), according to Andre ...

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  • Europe - Others

Esma steer to European Commission on Benchmark Regulation is permissive

Richard Jory, 05 April 2017

The technical standards published by the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) for its Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) last week were in line with what financial markets ...

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  • Europe - Others

ETP News: Alpha Vee to release White Paper on market risks in ETFs

Richard Jory, 05 April 2017

Market risk is undoubtedly the most significant risk component for the equity investor, according to Alpha Vee Solutions' second in a four-part series of White ...

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  • International

Index roundup: Solactive launches Canada investment grade bond index

Veselin Valchev, 04 April 2017

German index provider Solactive has launched the Solactive Canadian Bond Universe TR Index that will track the performance of Canadian dollar denominated investment grade government and ...

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  • Switzerland

Improving mobile access and preparing the roboadviser route, Swissquote

Pablo Conde, 04 April 2017

Following the addition of Vontobel to Swiss Dots, SRP spoke to Marc Bürki (pictured), chief executive officer at Swissquote Group Holding and Swissquote Bank, about ...

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  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Italy

Structured products are moving out of an unruly adolescence into adulthood, Garantum

Marc Wolterink, 04 April 2017

Regulation can be a bit of a pain and takes up a lot of time but the impact it could have on structured products is likely ...

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  • Germany

Vollmuth requests early departure from Deutscher Derivate Verband

Suzanna Moni, 04 April 2017

Christian Vollmuth (pictured), a managing director of the Deutscher Derivate Verband (DDV) has decided to leave Germany's structured products trade association. Vollmuth has formally requested ...

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  • UK

Educating the discretionary fund manager, Fortem Capital (Part 2)

Pablo Conde, 03 April 2017

In the second part of an interview, Ryan Rogowski, partner at Fortem Capital, talks about new opportunities for service providers and the increasing role of platforms ...

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  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore

Warrants and CBBCs maintain strong momentum into March

Veselin Valchev, 03 April 2017

Hong Kong's warrants and callable bull-bear contracts (CBBCs) market has maintained the strong momentum it enjoyed in February following the Lunar New Year, recording ...

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  • The Netherlands

Dutch Fintech start-up offers to turn piggy bank savings into ETFs

Marc Wolterink, 03 April 2017

Peaks is offering investors with no experience the chance to buy exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with their spare change. Peaks is an app that consumers can ...

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  • UK

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Chris Taylor, Alpha Structured Products

Richard Jory, 03 April 2017

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

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  • Europe - Others

Mifid 2 could lead to providers having to change wrappers, LexiFi (Part 2)

Marc Wolterink, 31 March 2017

In the second part of an interview, Frédéric des Closières, head of sales & marketing at Lexifi, talks to SRP about the factors ...

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  • UK

We can deliver solutions that minimise/optimise the cost of hedging, Fortem Capital

Pablo Conde, 31 March 2017

As the structured products market shifts towards a streamlined approach where pre- and post-transaction functions such as transaction management, document generation and marketing materials related ...

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  • International

That Was The Week: First it's up, then it's down, then it went to ground

Richard Jory, 31 March 2017

Who would have thought that anyone would be sincerely grateful for President Donald Trump, although any joy you may have should be limited to what he ...

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  • Europe - Others

Esma releases standards for Benchmark Regulation

Richard Jory, 31 March 2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has released the final report on the draft technical standards on its Benchmark Regulation. The report marks the culmination ...

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