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  • France

France Market Review - February 2017

Nikolay Nikolov, 31 March 2017

Fourty-eight structured products from 17 different providers were added to the SRP France database in February. Ten products were designed as private wealth investments.

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  • International
  • Europe - Others

Institutional investors seek to exploit risk in pursuit of better returns and yield, Natixis GAM

Pablo Conde, 31 March 2017

Structured products will continue to play a pivotal role in investment portfolios held by institutional investors seeking new ways to meet long-term growth and liability ...

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  • International

Private banks more interested in post-trade services, LexiFi (Part 1)

Marc Wolterink, 30 March 2017

Since October 2016, a number of banks and structured products providers including ABN Amro, Credit Mutuel Arkea, Edmond de Rothschild, Garantum, HSBC Private Bank, Natixis Asset ...

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  • China

Chinese banks report increasing profits despite challenges

Veselin Valchev, 30 March 2017

The biggest of China's domestic structured product providers reported financial results for 2016 this week, with a broad trend in climbing profits, despite a challenging ...

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  • International

People: Former Scotia head of cross markets and structured products takes chief risk officer role

SRP News, 30 March 2017

Scotiabank has appointed executive vice president and chief market risk officer Daniel Moore (pictured) as chief risk officer. Moore will succeed Stephen Hart, who is retiring ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • Switzerland

Vontobel makes structured product issuance mobile

Pablo Conde, 30 March 2017

Vontobel has launched the Vontobel Investment Scout app to enable private investors in Switzerland to select structured products tailored to their individual preferences and immediately issue ...

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  • The Netherlands

The Netherlands: legislation letters, maturities and acquisitions

Marc Wolterink, 29 March 2017

Due to the low interest rate environment, investors are increasingly looking for higher returns while the internationalisation has caused financial markets to no longer restrict the ...

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  • France

Credit Mutuel Arkea's bets on defensive structures to offer diversification

Nikolay Nikolov, 29 March 2017

Defensive structures that provide a better chance to trigger early redemption, as well as products paying regular coupons even when the underlying falls dominated the first ...

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  • International

ETP News: Barclays adds to iPath series with new Bloomberg Natural Gas index-linked ETNs

SRP News, 29 March 2017

Barclays Bank has launched the iPath Series B Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETNs on the NYSE Arca exchange. The New ETNs are designed to ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • Germany

Monetary policy discrepancies and structured products hedging bolsters Eurex's US dollar-denominated Eurostoxx 50 Quanto Futures open interest

Pablo Conde, 29 March 2017

Open interest on Eurex's US dollar-denominated Quanto Futures on the Eurostoxx 50 Index, which were launched a year ago, reached a notional of US ...

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  • Germany

Vontobel poaches Deutsche's global head for retail structured products

Pablo Conde, 29 March 2017

Stefan Armbruster, currently global co-head for retail structured products at Deutsche Bank and member of the board of directors of the German Derivatives Association will ...

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  • International

Index roundup: Euronext launches governance index on Cac 40

Veselin Valchev, 28 March 2017

Euronext has launched the Cac 40 Governance, a thematic index that rates companies in France's equity benchmark on their corporate governance score, using Equitics methodology ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • International

Eurostoxx 50-linked maturities to return US$10bn to structured products market

Tiago Fernandes & Anita Nikolova, 28 March 2017

Knockout products linked to the Eurostoxx 50 will return around US$10.8bn to the market, if the European benchmark maintains its  level until the end ...

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  • Switzerland

Vontobel move to join Swiss Dots OTC platform adds pressure to Six Swiss Exchange's XBTR venue

Pablo Conde, 28 March 2017

Swiss Dots, the over-the-counter (OTC) platform launched in 2012 by Swissquote Bank, UBS and Goldman Sachs, which now also includes Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • International

Credit Suisse’s global head of equity derivatives departs

Pablo Conde, 28 March 2017

Anthony Pesco, global head of equity derivatives, convertibles and fund-linked products and a member of the global markets management committee at Credit Suisse in New ...

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