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  • Japan

WisdomTree launches first-of-kind zero commission ETFs in Japan

Veselin Valchev, 03 March 2017

WisdomTree has launched the first zero commission exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Japan in collaboration with Monex Securities. The programme, named Zero ETF, will also include ...

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  • International

Credit 3: Markit indices are the most liquid and have the best terms

Darina Bacheva, 03 March 2017

In the third and final article on structured products linked to interest rates, SRP looks at underlyings and payoff structures in this segment of the market ...

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  • UK
  • Germany

Questions over Leonteq's fintech plans as Asia digital distribution chief steps down

Pablo Conde, 03 March 2017

Frank Troise (pictured), Leonteq Securities' managing director and head of digital distribution for Asia has left the Swiss bank. Troise's position was a new role ...

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  • International

That Was The Week: Sweet toxic cake

Richard Jory, 03 March 2017

Structured products were created to appease a desire for yield, rather than win banks ludicrously large fees. Products that slipped into the financial markets in France ...

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  • The Netherlands

AFM prepares advertising ban for turbos

Marc Wolterink, 02 March 2017

The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is preparing a ban on the advertising of harmful financial products, including binary options, warrants, contracts for difference ...

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  • Singapore

Horizon extends tech strategy with Edelweiss Singapore

SRP News, 02 March 2017

Global provider of electronic trading and investment management technology, Horizon Software (Horizon), has extended its long-term relationship with Edelweiss International Singapore.

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  • International

Credit 2: Investors find coupons of 5 to 6% very attractive in the current environment

Darina Bacheva, 02 March 2017

In the second of three articles on credit linked structured products, SRP looks at the Swiss market and the Nordics.

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  • Europe - Others

HSBC head of European index trading exits

Pablo Conde, 02 March 2017

Regis Loeb, managing director and head of European index trading at HSBC global markets and banking (GBM) in London, has left the UK bank.

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  • UK

Investec launches dedicated SP service for 'wealthier' investors

SRP News, 02 March 2017

Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I) has rolled-out a dedicated Structured Product Service (SPS) for wealthier clients of financial advisers. Clients can choose from ...

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  • International

Traiana launches equity 'Swaps Centre'

SRP News, 01 March 2017

Traiana, a Nex Group business which monitors pre-trade risk and automates post-trade processing of financial transactions, has launched a suite of services to enable ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • International

Goldman elevates Bollinger as Saidenberg retires

Pablo Conde, 01 March 2017

Stefan Bollinger (pictured), co-head of Europe, Middle East & Africa (Emea) equities sales, and Thalia Chryssikou, head of European interest rate products sales, have been ...

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  • USA

Allianz enters fee-based segment with fixed-index annuity, Lincoln expands fund-linked offering

Pablo Conde, 01 March 2017

The annuities market in the US continues to get momentum and increased activity with a number of providers bringing new products to market.

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  • International

Credit 1: Right now, markets show a more moderate range of variation

Darina Bacheva, 01 March 2017

In a series of articles, SRP looks at how the five main asset classes (commodities, credit, equities, foreign exchange and interest rates), and the structured products ...

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  • Hong Kong

Hong Kong watchdog broadens professional investor requirements

Veselin Valchev, 01 March 2017

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Securities and Futures Professional Investor Rules (PI Rules), which would ...

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  • Switzerland

Switzerland Market Review - January 2017

Petya Andreeva, 28 February 2017

Structured products sales volumes in Switzerland in January declined by 28% on the year, with 1,061 products worth CHF1,325m (€1,243m) added to the ...

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