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  • USA

Demand for new underlyings is increasing as the FIA market grows, SRP Indexed Insurance Forum

SRP News, 21 September 2017

The focus in the US annuities segment has been on the different types of annuities while not much has been said about the product and how ...

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  • India

Indian investors prefer stocks and leverage, Edelweiss

Sabina Peycheva, 21 September 2017

The last 12 months have been good for the structured products as an asset class in South East Asia, according to Vivek Sharma (pictured), head of ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Libor-linked issuance falls as risk-free benchmark Sonia looms

Marc Wolterink, 21 September 2017

The number of structured products linked to the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) issued in 2017 to date has dramatically fallen compared to previous years, according ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

People: SG CIB bolsters global markets

SRP News, 21 September 2017

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking has hired Francisco Sottomayor (pictured) as head of global markets for Spain & Portugal. Sottomayor has been charged with driving ...

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  • Japan

Japan Market Review - August 2017

Veselin Krastev, 21 September 2017

One-hundred and thirteen structured products(including flow, excluding private banking and leverage) worth an estimated JPY172bn (US$1.56m) were added to the SRP Japan ...

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  • South Africa

Product Snapshot: Glacier tax-efficient solution allows diversity in more than one way

Petya Andreeva, 20 September 2017

Glacier, a fully owned subsidiary of South African financial services group Sanlam, made its debut on the SRP South Africa database in May when it issued ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Arabesque plans 'working framework' to target product manufacturers - Part 2

Pablo Conde, 20 September 2017

In the second part of an interview as part of a series of articles covering developments in the ESG segment, Andreas Feiner, head of ESG research ...

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  • USA

SRP Announces Winners of its Inaugural Americas Indexed Insurance Forum 2017

SRP News, 20 September 2017

The winners of the Inaugural Americas StructuredRetailProducts.com (SRP) 2017 Forum were announced at a gala dinner this evening at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown, Iowa.

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • International
  • USA

ETP News: Top robo-advisor adds BlackRock and Goldman strategies

SRP News, 20 September 2017

Betterment, the largest independent online investment robo-advisor, has expanded its offering with the addition of an income portfolio strategy from BlackRock and a smart beta ...

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  • USA

There is no such thing as a simple insurance product, SRP Indexed Insurance Forum

Marc Wolterink, 20 September 2017

There is no such thing as a simple insurance product because these products are legal contracts where you have to cover all the basic regulatory requirements ...

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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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