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Product wrap: Credit Mutuel steepener targets 6.5% return in France

Marc Wolterink, 31 August 2018

This week's wrap covers structured products with strike dates between August 26 and September 1, 2018. Products reviewed include a gold-linked bond from ING ...

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  • USA

Indexed annuities: US Consumer group points at ‘virtually impossible’ buffer annuities

Pablo Conde, 31 August 2018

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) has urged the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to keep an eye on buffer annuities.

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  • Canada

RBC creates global equity derivatives role after investment banking rejig

Pablo Conde, 31 August 2018

Fabian de Prey, head of Europe, Middle East & Africa (Emea) and Asia Pacific sales at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), has been appointed global head ...

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  • USA

People: HSBC taps BNP Paribas in Americas QIS build up

SRP News, 30 August 2018

David Odenath (pictured) has joined HSBC Global Banking and Markets as a senior vice president, quantitative investment strategies (QIS), in New York.

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  • France
  • Europe - Others

Amundi: Structured products could help to unlock value

SRP News, 30 August 2018

Amundi reported an accounting net income of €454m in the first half of 2018, up 58% compared to 1H 2017 while earnings per share were up ...

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  • Singapore

UOB leads retail activity in Singapore

Jihye Hwang, 30 August 2018

The overall sales volume of structured products in Singapore is rising fast, although proportionally is still relatively low compared to other Asian markets such as Japan ...

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  • USA

USA Market Review - July 2018

Yordan Ivanov, 30 August 2018

A grand total of 1,450 structured products from 30 different providers and worth $4.84 billion were added to the SRP USA database in July ...

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  • Europe - Others

Investment products drive growth as issuance of leverage securities falls across Europe

SRP News, 30 August 2018

Exchange turnover in both investment and leverage products on Europe's financial markets were down at the end of June 2018, according to the European Structured ...

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  • USA

ETP roundup: Impact Shares rolls out women’s empowerment ETF

Jihye Hwang, 29 August 2018

Non-profit exchange-traded fund (ETF) platform Impact Shares has rolled out the Impact Shares YWCA Women's Empowerment ETF, which offers exposure to companies that ...

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  • The Netherlands

Dutch investors increase appetite for listed certificates

Marc Wolterink, 29 August 2018

Dutch retail investors are showing an increased appetite for listed certificates with 50 such products striking in August, according to SRP data.

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  • USA

New research unveils best product to fend off rising rates and ‘sequence risk’

Pablo Conde, 29 August 2018

Indexed annuities can function as an asset class within an accumulation portfolio

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  • China

FVC: Gold is off peak but remains in focus as a tactical alternative for Chinese investors

Tim Mortimer, Future Value Consultants, 29 August 2018

Gold has always been a fascinating underlying in the investment world with its status as a key commodity, pseudo-currency and inflation hedge. As such it ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: ‘Lira contagion has proved limited so far’

Jihye Hwang, 28 August 2018

S&P Dow Jones indices dashboards on risk and volatility for August reported that contagion risks from Turkish Lira crash are limited. The global index ...

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  • Europe - Others

Bank of America-Merrill Lynch rebuilds equity derivatives team

Pablo Conde, 28 August 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Baml) has made several senior hires in equities and equity derivatives Europe, Middle East & Africa (Emea), led by Martin Gupta ...

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  • The Netherlands

Commerzbank rolls out tool for tailor made turbos

Marc Wolterink, 28 August 2018

Commerzbank has launched a tool in the Netherlands that allows investors to create tailor-made turbos. By completing a questionnaire, investors can indicate which type of ...

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