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  • Belgium

Belgian sector association elects new head

Marc Wolterink, 25 October 2017

The Belgian Structured Investment Products Associaton (Belsipa) has appointed Florence Devleeschauwer (pictured) as its new chairperson. Devleeschauwer, who was elected unanimously by the board of the ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Index roundup: Deutsche Borse moves to launch 'Scale selection' gauge

Sabina Peycheva, 24 October 2017

Deutsche Börse will launch in the first quarter of 2018 the Scale selection index, a new gauge that is expected to contain 30 companies. According ...

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  • Belgium

Outflows capital protected funds outweigh inflows by factor three over past five years, Beama

Marc Wolterink, 24 October 2017

Net assets for capital-protected structured funds in Belgium were €8.14bn at the end of the second quarter of 2017, down by €810m, or 9 ...

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  • South Africa

The age of optically-appealing products is gone, Absa

Pablo Conde, 24 October 2017

Q&A with Ryan Sydow, head of distribution, structured and risk solutions at Absa Capital

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  • APAC - Others

UBS enters structured products joint venture in Apac through Neo platform

Pablo Conde, 24 October 2017

Synpulse has partnered with UBS to spearhead its actively-managed certificates (AMCs) platform, UBS Neo, across Asia Pacific (Apac). "We are combining our library of asset ...

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  • South Africa

Structured products in South Africa becoming mainstream, but passing down risk, Standard Bank

Sabina Peycheva, 23 October 2017

The market for structured products in South Africa is developing despite still being 'very niched', with most product providers concentrating on in-house distribution channels, according ...

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  • Luxembourg
  • Belgium

Luxembourg boutique collaborates with Euronext for launch of two real estate indices

Marc Wolterink, 23 October 2017

Reitsmarket, a Luxembourg specialist boutique in global real estate investment trusts (Reits) solutions, has collaborated with Euronext for the launch of two new smart beta indices ...

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  • APAC - Others

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Cyrille Troublaiewitch, Citi

Richard Jory, 23 October 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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  • UK
  • USA

Baml offloads prop index platform, gets FCA fine for Mifid/Mifir shortcomings

Pablo Conde, 23 October 2017

Intercontinental Exchange (Ice) has completed its acquisition of the Bank of America-Merrill Lynch (Baml) global research division's fixed-income index platform, which will become ...

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  • Norway

Norway Market Review - Q3 2017

Charlotte Olesen, 23 October 2017

In the third quarter we saw 16 products added to the Norwegian database worth NOK345.74m (€36.68m), down 38% in terms of issuance and 48 ...

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  • Europe - Others

Esma reports search-for-yield behaviour as shorter product terms increase

Pablo Conde, 20 October 2017

The vast majority of structured retail products -in terms of the number of products issued, in the first half of 2017 in Europe were short-term ...

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  • South Africa

Low volatility and minimum variance have improved payoffs, RMB

Pablo Conde, 20 October 2017

In the second of a two-part interview, Roland Rousseau and Andrew Wolfson (pictured) from Rand Merchant Bank explain the benefit of a single voice to ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Product Wrap: Credit Suisse gender diversity index gains traction

Marc Wolterink, 20 October 2017

This week's wrap covers products with strike dates between October 14-20, 2017. The structures reviewed include products linked to a Credit Suisse gender diversity ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

That Was The Week: The move to casual vigilance

Richard Jory, 20 October 2017

At what point do the doers in banks turn around and stare long and hard enough at the rest of their esteemed institution and realise three ...

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  • Japan

Japan Market Review - September 2017

Veselin Krastev, 20 October 2017

One hundred and twelve structured products (including flow products but excluding private banking and leverage products) worth an estimated JPY583bn (US$5.2bn) were added to ...

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