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UBS and Solactive kick-start sustainable partnership via high-grade development bank debt series

Pablo Conde, 20 April 2018

Solactive has launched today the Solactive UBS Development Bank Bond Index Family, a new suite of financial benchmarks targeting the World Bank and other high-grade ...

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  • Europe - Others

Mifid 2 takes away US edge on trackers, despite the 'E' most ETP trading is OTC

SRP News, 19 April 2018

Mifid 2 should accelerate adoption of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Europe - a market that already grew by over 40% last year, and will finally create ...

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  • APAC - Others

Investors are seeking to take advantage of high correlation and dispersion with down side protection, SRP Asia

Iveta Pekova, 19 April 2018

In the aftermath of the Global financial crisis the structured products market saw a decline in volume, issuers retreating and a stream of mis-selling scandals ...

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People: BNP Paribas hires structured products specialist to head MAQS pension solutions

SRP News, 19 April 2018

BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has appointed Julien Halfon as head of pension solutions within its multi asset, quantitative & solutions investment group (MAQS), launched ...

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BNP Paribas partners with Rafi in ESG push

Pablo Conde, 19 April 2018

BNP Paribas has entered into a collaboration partnership with Research Affiliates, through which the French bank will provide marketing support for the implementation of the Rafi ...

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  • The Netherlands

Product snapshot: Dutch fund manager partners with BNP to build on solid stocks

Marc Wolterink, 18 April 2018

Wilgenhaege has launched Triple G 7% in the Netherlands. The five-year medium-term note is linked to the shares of Aegon and Unilever and pays ...

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  • UK

Marex props up structured products offering

Pablo Conde, 18 April 2018

Marex Solutions, the specialist derivative solutions division of Marex Spectron, has launched Agile, a new point and click meta tool designed to offer its clients "transparency ...

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ETP News: Hang Seng HK 35 debuts via LOF

SRP News, 18 April 2018

Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited has licensed the Hang Seng HK 35 to Hwabao WP Fund Management Co. to serve as the underlying index for the ...

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  • APAC - Others

AI has limited scope in terms of functionality, SRP Asia

Iveta Pekova, 18 April 2018

The amount of data available is a challenge we are all facing and no one really makes a good use of it. Although the concept of ...

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  • The Netherlands

Bonus and capped bonus certificates dominate Dutch market as volatility increases

Marc Wolterink, 17 April 2018

Bonus and capped bonus certificates dominated the Dutch market in March. Participants of a seminar honouring the 40th anniversary of Euronext Amsterdam argued that trading in ...

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  • USA

Uncapped indexed annuities to outperform bonds over the next decade, new research

Pablo Conde, 17 April 2018

Fixed Indexed Annuities (FIA) are emerging as a potential alternative to bonds in retirement portfolios at a time when overreliance on bonds may result in critical ...

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IHS Markit moves to cover equity-linked products, targets buyside firms in France

Pablo Conde, 17 April 2018

Strategic deal expands derivatives valuation services and IHS Markit team in Paris

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Index roundup: Investors in products linked to Russian assets hit by volatility as US sanctions bite

Sabina Peycheva & Pablo Conde, 17 April 2018

Investors in structured products linked to Russian assets are getting slammed as the new round of US sanctions targeted at Russia's biggest businessmen have hit ...

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  • USA

Hedging: Stop Loss vs. Options Strategies

Joe Halpern - CEO at Exceed INvestments, 17 April 2018

March was a good test run for the inevitable market downturn. After being on cruise control for approximately two years the fear of inflationary pressures combined ...

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SRP 3-minute Q&A: Peter De Clercq, Quantessence

Richard Jory, 16 April 2018

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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