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  • International

Index roundup: Wells Fargo to change hybrid and preferred securities floating and variable rate index

Sabina Peycheva, 19 September 2017

Wells Fargo Securities is seeking feedback from investors regarding a proposed change to the methodology for the Wells Fargo Hybrid and Preferred Securities Floating and Variable ...

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  • USA

We have a real task ahead not only to explain the individual product but also where they fit, SRP Indexed Insurance Forum

SRP News, 19 September 2017

The US Department of Labor (DoL) Fiduciary Rule will not have a significant affect on US annuities sales volumes, but has opened up new opportunities, according ...

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  • Belgium

Belgian post office distributes Goldman fund linked to transition index

Marc Wolterink, 19 September 2017

AG Insurance has launched Post Optima Global Transitions 90 10/2027 in Belgium. The 10-year structured fund is available via the insurer's Bpost Bank ...

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  • Germany
  • International

Solactive continues hiring spree, taps German derivatives body

SRP News, 19 September 2017

Christian Vollmuth (pictured) is set to join Solactive as chief risk officer on October 1, 2017. In this new role, Vollmuth, formerly managing director at the ...

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  • USA

We are not just coming out with gimmicky ideas to sell more products, SRP Indexed Insurance Forum

Marc Wolterink, 18 September 2017

Is smart beta only used to lower volatility and increase dividend or does it really deliver returns and do investors who buy fixed indexed annuities (FIA ...

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  • USA

US fund manager acquires 'next generation' of structured notes

Pablo Conde, 18 September 2017

Catalyst acquires S&P 500-linked 'defensive' fund to provide hedge against bear markets

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  • Germany

Boerse Stuttgart pushes digitisation, reports 16% increase in leverage products turnover

SRP News, 18 September 2017

Boerse Stuttgart has launched Boerse Stuttgart Digital Ventures, a new subsidiary for exchange trading and over-the-counter (OTC) trading in fungible products.

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  • International
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

We are used to linear thinking but real change happens exponentially, Arabesque

Pablo Conde, 18 September 2017

German ESG specialist firm eyes SMA segment to continue expansion

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  • China

China banks perform despite fall on structured products sales

Sabina Peycheva, 15 September 2017

Agricultural Bank of China issued 149 structured products in the first half of 2017 (1H17) worth an estimated RMB19bn (US$2.9bn) compared to 268 products ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

UBS rolls-out sustainable range with philanthropy component

SRP News, 15 September 2017

UBS Investment Bank has rolled out a series of investment products aligned to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will allocate a pre-defined ...

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  • Europe - Others

Citi's head of multi-asset structuring Emea exits, destination unknown

Pablo Conde, 15 September 2017

Lionel Fournier (pictured), managing director, head of multi asset structuring Europe, Middle East & Africa (Emea) at Citi, in London, has left the US bank.

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

That Was The Week: Simples

Richard Jory, 15 September 2017

Trying to work out what is a simple investment is a painful experience. An equity is simple, apparently, although hold onto those words; bonds are fairly ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Product wrap: KBC, Morgan Stanley and Santander deliver hefty returns

Marc Wolterink, 15 September 2017

In this week's product wrap we are looking at the performances of a sample of the products which matured across Europe, North and Latin America ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Hong Kong

The HK market has accepted our products, Vontobel

Sabina Peycheva, 14 September 2017

Vontobel Financial Products' move to enter the structured products market in Hong Kong with a range of ten listed structured products, earlier this month was a ...

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  • Switzerland

AI can help monetise underlying strategies for index-linked products and improve market analytics, Swissquote

Pablo Conde, 14 September 2017

Swissquote launched last week the #DE30 Social Sentiment Index, a benchmark that summarises and evaluates the opinions expressed on social media regarding the German Dax via ...

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