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  • Belgium

Belgium Market Review - October 2017

Nikolay Nikolov, 30 November 2017

Twenty-four structured products from ten different providers were added to the SRP Belgium database in October.

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  • Hong Kong

Low interest rates are fueling the search for yield, SGX

Sabina Peycheva, 30 November 2017

The market for leveraged products in Singapore is getting increasing traction following the launch in the summer of the new two types leveraged products- structured warrants ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

People: HSBC global banking co-head departs

SRP News, 30 November 2017

Matthew Westerman (pictured), co-head of global banking and a group general manager at HSBC Global Banking and Markets, will be leaving the UK bank, according ...

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  • Italy

Unicredit's structured products volumes increase by 170% this year

Marc Wolterink, 30 November 2017

Unicredit saw its structured products sales increase by 170% in Europe during the first nine months of 2017, according to SRP data. The Italian global banking ...

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  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Sweden

Regulatory paranoia hits Swedish market

Pablo Conde, 30 November 2017

The Nordics structured products market has seen a significant decline in activity over the last 18 months with Sweden leading the downward trend with a 36 ...

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  • France

Product snapshot: Smart Beta index delivers double coupon to French investors

Charlotte Olesen, 29 November 2017

H Performance 12, an autocallable life-insurance product distributed by Hedios Patrimoine in France last year, has matured early delivering a 118% payout. The product was ...

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  • USA

Indexed annuities lose traction as total US annuity sales hit 15-year low

SRP News, 29 November 2017

Fixed indexed annuity (FIA) sales were US$13.7bn in the third quarter of 2017, a 9% decline compared with the third quarter 2016, according to ...

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  • Australia

We offer a greater range of warrant types than our competitors, Citi

Sabina Peycheva, 29 November 2017

The market for structured products in Australia remains stable although with just a few distributors it is not like in Europe where there is much more ...

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  • France

Amundi leads sales in France with €3.4bn year to date

Marc Wolterink, 29 November 2017

Amundi was the number one manufacturer of structured products, with a 29% share of the market in France, during the first nine months of 2017, according ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: DFM and Nasdaq to launch futures on DFM General Index

Sabina Peycheva, 28 November 2017

Dubai Financial Market and Nasdaq Dubai have signed a licence agreement under which futures contracts linked with the DFM General Index will be traded on the ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Green bond segment is no longer operated on a product push basis, BNP Paribas

Pablo Conde, 28 November 2017

Following the launch of the new Parvest Green Bond by BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) and the Sustainable Growth Bond 12/2024 in Belgium, SRP ...

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  • Germany
  • Switzerland

Bitcoin is far too volatile for capital protected structures, Vontobel

Pablo Conde, 28 November 2017

In the second of a two-part article, SRP talks to the Swiss banking community about the creation and distribution of structured products based on cryptocurrency.

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  • Europe - Others
  • UK

Regulation: English law bonds could be excluded from Mrel post-Brexit, Euromoney

Graham Bippart, 27 November 2017

Banks in the eurozone will not be able to count any of their English law bail-inable debt toward their pending requirements if no Brexit deal ...

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