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  • USA

New Research: Indexed annuities can add balance to 'extreme lack of diversification' fuelling retirement crisis

SRP News, 13 September 2017

The retirement crisis has become a topic of conversation in the United States, and while its actualization is still widely debated, there is no doubt North ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • USA

DLTs are a long-term initiative, SocGen

Sabina Peycheva, 13 September 2017

It has been two years since the establishment of the R3 consortium, an association of more than 70 financial institutions working to develop blockchain database usage ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Index roundup: CBOE gears up to launch new S&P Select Sector Index options

Sabina Peycheva & Veselin Valchev, 12 September 2017

CBOE Holdings is planning to expand its suite of product offerings tied to S&P Dow Jones Indices with the launch of options on the ...

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  • Canada

Solid Q3 performance for Canadian banks as structured products sales rise by 15%

Marc Wolterink, 12 September 2017

Issuance of structured products in Canada in the third quarter of 2017 increased by 25% year-on-year while sales volumes rose by 15% during the ...

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  • Ireland
  • UK

Low rates and tightening CDS have made the risk/reward profile of most CLNs unattractive, Exane

Pablo Conde, 12 September 2017

In the second part of an interview, Exane's head of UK & Ireland cross-asset investment solutions distribution, Jonathan Cohen, talks about how structured products ...

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  • USA

Solactive rollsout new 'intuitive beta' range, targets US annuities market

Pablo Conde, 12 September 2017

Solactive has released the first Intuitive Beta indices aimed at providing access to easy-to-grasp investment themes such as workforce efficiency, corporate longevity and value investing.

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  • Sweden

Sweden Market Review - August 2017

Teresia Harri & Marc Wolterink, 12 September 2017

Twenty structured products worth an estimated SEK238m (€25m) were added to the SRP Sweden database in August. Sales volumes of structured products in Sweden have fallen ...

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  • Ireland
  • UK

Our engineering expertise allows us to provide solutions not being offered by our competitors, Exane

Pablo Conde, 11 September 2017

Following the launch of Exane's first ever public issue in Ireland (Gold Twin-Win 17) with domestic investment firm BlackBee, SRP spoke to the head ...

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  • USA

US provider adds range of ETFs to variable annuities suite

SRP News, 11 September 2017

Security Benefit, a US annuities provider, has expanded the underlying fund options available within its EliteDesigns Suite of variable annuities. The recent additions bring the total ...

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  • The Netherlands

Dutch government updates prospectus exemption

Marc Wolterink, 11 September 2017

Jeroen Dijsselbloem (pictured), the Dutch Minister of Finance has announced that the exemption rule for providing a prospectus in the Netherlands will be increased from €2 ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Richard Quessette

Richard Jory, 11 September 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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  • Japan

Mitsubishi leads Japan's increase in structured bond sales

Sabina Peycheva & Veselin Valchev, 08 September 2017

The top Japanese providers of structured products have reported sizable increases in activity which has resulted in an overall increase in total net estimated sales of ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

That Was The Week: From cradle to grave

Richard Jory, 08 September 2017

Structured products is festooned with some of the smartest people you will ever meet, but is there more to life than designing and selling shark fins ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • Switzerland

Six carves out SMI for European usage, targets structured products and ETF providers

Pablo Conde, 08 September 2017

SIX Swiss Exchange is opening up its Swiss Market Index (SMI) flagship available to European investors. The move is aimed at addressing the restrictions set up ...

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  • Canada
  • Europe - Others
  • MEA - Others
  • USA

Product wrap: Kempen issues second tranche of sold out AEX note

Marc Wolterink, 08 September 2017

This week's product wrap analysis covers products with strike dates between September 2 and September 8, 2017. The structures reviewed include a new tranche of ...

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