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  • Switzerland

Swiss banks take lead on Bitcoin as Swissquote debuts actively-managed certificate

Pablo Conde, 27 November 2017

Swissquote Bank has joined the Bitcoin bandwagon with another first after the release of an actively-managed bitcoin certificate offering ‘a simple way to diversify traditional ...

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  • Hong Kong

November sees year's best Inflows to warrants and CBBCs in Hong Kong

Sabina Peycheva, 27 November 2017

Derivative warrants and callable bull and bear contracts (CBBCs) accounted for nearly 20% of all securities market volume in 2017, according to the Hong Kong Exchange ...

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  • UK

Barclays and HSBC retain top 10 issuer ranking

Marc Wolterink, 27 November 2017

UK Banks have endured mixed fortunes in structured products. While Barclays and HSBC are still among the top 10 issuers globally, Lloyds Banking Group and Royal ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Johann Gunter, Absa Capital

Richard Jory, 27 November 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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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Product Wrap: Goldman Sachs on the warpath in US with note linked to weapons systems

Marc Wolterink, 24 November 2017

This week's wrap covers products with strike dates between November 18-25, 2017. The structures reviewed include a note linked to an index composed of ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

That Was The Week: Setting an example for those who might forget

Richard Jory, 24 November 2017

Think whatever you like about dragging up details from the past, but then admit that a tribunal in Hong Kong adjudicating on an appeal by HSBC ...

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  • APAC - Others

Asian investors to emphasise on ESG/SRI investments, Natixis (Part 2)

Sabina Peycheva, 24 November 2017

In the second part of an interview, Nicolas Reille, head of equity derivates sales and financial engineering at Natixis in Asia Pacific, and Samuel Plagnard (pictured ...

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  • APAC - Others

Hong Kong regulators find failures in product due diligence and sales processes

Pablo Conde, 24 November 2017

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have released a joint circular with a number of key observations and good ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

People: Former UBS equity derivatives specialist joins BTIG

SRP News, 23 November 2017

Broker dealer BTIG has appointed Julian Emanuel (pictured) as a managing director and chief equity and derivatives strategist. Based in New York, Emanuel will join the ...

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  • APAC - Others

Private banks dominate structured products in Asia, Natixis (Part 1)

Sabina Peycheva, 23 November 2017

The structured products market in Hong Kong and Singapore continues to be dominated by private banks, with both markets historically skewed towards the flow products that ...

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  • France

LBP AM shifts to advise EMTNs for BPE distribution

Nikolay Nikolov, 23 November 2017

LBP Asset Management has reshaped its structured products strategy, moving away from structured funds to focus on European Medium Term Notes (EMTNs), which the asset manager ...

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  • Belgium

Belgian investors opt for 100% protection; dollar products fall while house indices prosper

Marc Wolterink, 23 November 2017

Investors in Belgium are slightly but surely turning their back on products with 90% capital protection while the number of US dollar-denominated products is also ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • USA
  • APAC - Others

ETP News: US watchdog launches analysis tool for funds, ETFs and ETNs

Pablo Conde, 22 November 2017

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) has introduced a new Fund Analyzer tool to help investors and financial professionals understand the impact of fees and potentially ...

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  • APAC - Others

Stoxx boosts Apac footprint, remains top foreign underlying provider in the region

Pablo Conde, 22 November 2017

Stoxx Ltd is expanding its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region as smart beta strategies continue to gain traction and interest from Asian investors.

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  • South Korea

Product snapshot: South Korean security returns more than 115% in just 10 days

Iveta Pekova, 22 November 2017

South Korea's Nonghyup platform iSelect has taken the market by storm and continues to increase in popularity as retail investors select their own underlying assets ...

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