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  • Austria
  • Switzerland

Former Stoxx chief financial officer moves to disrupt indices

Pablo, 07 March 2018

Limeyard Indices, a Swiss-based index provider, has entered into a strategic partnership with the Vienna Stock Exchange in a move to strengthen its index offering ...

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  • Belgium

Belgian insurance trade body has helped with Kid guidance, LWWK

Marc Wolterink, 06 March 2018

The implementation of the packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (Priips) regulation on January 1, 2018, has not been without teething problems. Key information documents ...

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  • USA

Structured annuities were the bright spot of 2017, Limra

Pablo Conde, 06 March 2018

US annuity sales in 2017 decreased by eight percent, to US$203.5bn, compared with 2016, according to Limra Secure Retirement Institute's Fourth Quarter 2017 ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Credit Suisse equity derivatives hit by low trading volumes and low volatility

SRP News, 06 March 2018

Credit Suisse 'generated profitable growth and continued to drive positive operating leverage through both revenue growth and cost reductions' increasing the return on capital in every ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: Single index products dominate sales, prop indices get traction in France

SRP News, 06 March 2018

Structured products linked to single indices continue to drive most of the activity across markets with the Eurostoxx50 retaining its dominance of the market on the ...

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  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Sweden

Nordic structured product sales recover, Swedish market lags behind

Marc Wolterink, 05 March 2018

2017 brought mixed fortunes to the four Nordic markets covered by SRP. In Sweden volumes were down by 24%, mainly due to Nordea, market leader in ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Mona El Isa, Melonport

Richard Jory, 05 March 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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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

BNP Paribas rejigs global markets

Pablo Conde, 05 March 2018

BNP Paribas has reshuffled its global markets division, with Nicolas Marque (pictured) relocating to Paris, from where he will continue to lead equity derivatives globally in ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Structured products in focus as UBS launches sustainable partnerships

Pablo Conde, 05 March 2018

UBS has launched a number of initiatives to mobilise capital, including private wealth, towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which follow the launch, in the ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

That Was The Week: Buying some happy

Richard Jory, 02 March 2018

What is the perfect image for a structured product? What would you put in a brochure to reveal the utility of these sometimes rather complicated investments ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Product wrap: ABN Amro pops up in France with life-wrapped Natixis note

Marc Wolterink, 02 March 2018

This week's wrap covers products with strike dates between February 25 and March 3, 2018. Structures reviewed include a private placement from ABN Amro in ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Scalability and customisation are important factors when developing products, Goldman

Pablo Conde, 02 March 2018

Following the licensing last week of the iStoxx Global Diversity Impact Select 30 Index and the iStoxx Europe Diversity Impact Select 30 Index to Goldman Sachs ...

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  • Europe - Others

In case of doubt check with the regulator, SRP Europe

SRP News, 02 March 2018

The implementation of the Priips Kid regime is causing some problems to the industry and some product providers have been forced to scrap some of their ...

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  • Europe - Others

Baml's Emea equity derivatives team rattled by departures

Pablo Conde, 02 March 2018

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's (Baml) European equity derivatives has seen several senior executives parting ways with the bank.

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  • Japan

Japan's banks: Mitsubishi reports 14% decrease in net profit

Sabina Peycheva, 01 March 2018

Japanese banks have published their financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 (FY18), October 1 - December 31, 2018, reporting stable performance on the ...

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