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  • South Africa

There is scope for multi-dealer platforms in South Africa to grow, SRP Africa

Richard Jory, 06 November 2017

Demand has moved a lot more this year to offshore exposure, according to Brett Dugmore, head of structured solutions, South Africa at BNP Paribas, speaking on ...

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Credit Suisse reports increased activity in equity derivatives

Pablo Conde, 06 November 2017

Credit Suisse has reported adjusted net revenues of CHF5bn (US$4.99bn) - down 2% year on year (Q3 2017: CHF15.7bn, up 6% year on year ...

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  • USA

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Vincent Peres Ferreira, AG Insurance

Marc Wolterink, 06 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

That Was The Week: Do the dog

Richard Jory, 03 November 2017

The pace of change today is the slowest it will ever be, according to Candice Dott, head of market development Africa, speaking at SRP Africa.

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  • South Africa

A stock exchange is nothing more than a very fancy flea market, SRP Africa

Richard Jory, 03 November 2017

The arrival of competition that has seen the number of exchanges in South Africa increase from one to four in a little over one year has ...

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  • Germany

SG partners with German asset manager to develop CPPI-like range aimed at pension and insurance segment

Pablo Conde, 03 November 2017

Following Societe Generale's launch of the Veritas Risk at Work Index, a gauge based on the Risk@Work approach developed by German asset manager Veritas ...

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  • USA

US watchdog clarifies Mifid 2 requirements for US market players

Pablo Conde, 03 November 2017

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued three no-action letters in response to concerns that investors could lose access to valuable research following ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Product Wrap: Goldman and UBS collaborate for $135m basket-linked note

Marc Wolterink, 03 November 2017

This week's wrap covers products with strike dates between October 28 and November 3, 2017. The structures reviewed include some big selling products, especially in ...

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New smart beta mandates fall as ESG gains momentum, research finds

Pablo Conde, 02 November 2017

The past year has seen dramatic shifts in new equity mandates and portfolios, with changes in manager selection patterns suggesting that searches for emerging market and ...

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  • USA

Our main activity is about bringing transparency to the OTC market, IFM

Pablo Conde, 02 November 2017

Following the launch of INTL FCStone Markets (IFM) structured products online calculator (Spoc), SRP spoke to the firm's chief executive officer Mark Maurer (pictured), about ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

People: Former Citi global head of the multi-asset QIS structuring joins Macquarie

SRP News, 02 November 2017

Macquarie Group has appointed Emanuele Di Stefano (pictured) as senior managing director in its Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) business. Di Stefano will lead the development of ...

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  • South Africa

Automation is required at the client end but beware of costs, SRP Africa

Richard Jory, 02 November 2017

Despite the talk of the future and what automation will bring to the structured products market in South Africa, and elsewhere, the cost of the technology ...

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  • USA

Compliance conference identifies top regulatory issues for investment advisers

Pablo Conde, 01 November 2017

Regulators, investment advisers, legal, and compliance professionals have identified the top regulatory issues facing the securities industry at the Compliance 2017 conference in Pennsylvania, a US ...

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  • Germany
  • Austria

Product snapshot: CS responds to demand for memory autocallables in Germany

Suzanna Moni, 01 November 2017

Credit Suisse issuance year to date in Germany/Austria has been focused on memory autocallables with a step down feature, which is related to the knock ...

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  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

ETP roundup: First AI powered equity tracker launches in US

SRP News, 01 November 2017

Equbot, a technology firm that became part of the IBM Global Entrepreneur start-up program to innovate investment solutions with the use of artificial intelligence (AI ...

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