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Natixis delivers solid half-year performance despite low equity derivatives activity in Asia

SRP News, 07 August 2018

Natixis has reported solid growth and improved profitability across its business lines with underlying net revenues, at €2.5 billion in the second quarter and €5 ...

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  • UK

UK watchdog seeks clarity on timing, interaction and implementation of Priips disclosure requirements

Pablo Conde, 07 August 2018

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking input from firms and consumers about their initial experiences of the requirements introduced by the Packaged Retail and ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Index roundup: S&P Dow Jones vol control indices perform best

Jihye Hwang, 07 August 2018

S&P Dow Jones index dashboards for July shows that risk control offered the highest return among S&P Europe 350 equity strategies, rising ...

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  • Europe - Others

Barclays taps senior structurer from Goldman

Pablo Conde, 07 August 2018

Dean Galligan has joined Barclays as managing director and head of cross asset solutions structuring, in London.

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  • Switzerland

New Swiss survey shows explosive growth of leverage products in 2Q

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 06 August 2018

The spike in volatility earlier this year has boosted trading activity in Switzerland as suggested by the 82% increase in leveraged products turnover year on year ...

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  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • Norway

Investec enters Finland and Sweden, Norway in sight

Charlotte Fyle, 06 August 2018

Investec Structured Products, the British specialist business of the South African bank and asset manager, is targeting the Nordic region with a series of products offered ...

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  • USA

MSCI results boosted by ETFs linked to its indexes

Marc Wolterink, 06 August 2018

MSCI has reported assets under management (AUM) in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) linked to MSCI indexes stood at US$744.7 billion as of June 30 ...

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  • USA

Baml and MS team up with US distributor to launch open architecture online platform

Pablo Conde, 06 August 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Baml) and Morgan Stanley have teamed up with Navian Capital, a distributor of financial products, to launch Luma Financial Technologies, a ...

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  • China

New regulation will reshape structured products in China, Societe Generale

Maria Koleva & Marc Wolterink, 03 August 2018

The wealth management community in China is facing a number of challenges this year, none more so than the new asset management regulation which was introduced ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Product wrap: Natixis tracks climate index in France

Marc Wolterink, 03 August 2018

This week's wrap covers structured products with strike dates between July 29 and August 4, 2018. Structures reviewed include offerings from Natixis, KBC, Banca IMA ...

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  • USA

SRP Feature (Part 5): Different standards confuse investors

Richard Jory, 03 August 2018

In response to the question of whether the SEC coordinating with the Department of Labor (DoL) on the creation of the proposed rules, Jay Clayton (pictured ...

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  • France
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Societe Generale reports good level of structured products revenues despite lower demand

SRP News, 03 August 2018

Societe Generale has reported that net banking income in its global markets & investor services division, which includes the bank's structured products, amounted to €1 ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

People: JP Morgan promotes from within for global equity derivatives structuring role

SRP News, 02 August 2018

JP Morgan has promoted Rui Fernandes (pictured) to head of global equity derivatives structuring. In this newly created role, Fernandes will lead the bank's innovation ...

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  • USA

SRP Feature (Part 4): The SEC in conflict

Richard Jory, 02 August 2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposal requires registered reps and broker-dealers, prior to or at the time of a recommendation to a retail ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • France

BNP Paribas reports YoY decrease in CIB revenues despite recovery in equity derivatives

SRP News, 02 August 2018

BNP Paribas has reported revenues for its corporate and institutional banking (CIB) division in the second quarter of 2018, at €2.9 billion, were down by ...

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