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Index roundup: Solactive launches new ESG index

Sabina Peycheva, 19 June 2018

Solactive and Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) have launched the Solactive L&G ESG Index Family, a new index targeted at investors seekingto go ...

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  • MEA - Others

New African SPA aims at linking regional players to global markets

Pablo Conde, 19 June 2018

The East African Forum for Structured Products (EAFSP), a membership association established by promoters and issuers of structured products in Sub Saharan Africa, launched in April ...

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  • Japan

Japan Market Review - May 2018

Veselin Krastev, 19 June 2018

There were 141 structured products (including flow, but excluding private banking and leverage) with a combined sales volume of JPY411bn (US$3.78m) added to the ...

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  • Switzerland

Crypto investments gain momentum, Decentriq deploys new Limeyard currency play

Pablo Conde, 19 June 2018

Zurich-based index provider Limeyard has partnered with Decentriq, a fintech firm enabling financial institutions to access distributed ledger technology, to launch of the Limeyard Crypto ...

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  • Belgium

Belgian regulator bans 20 structured products in 2017

Marc Wolterink, 18 June 2018

The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) thoroughly analysed 50 structured products with new features, targeted at the Belgian retail investor, during 2017, according to its ...

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  • Switzerland

New platform aims at democratising issuance via off-balance-sheet SPVs

Pablo Conde, 18 June 2018

GenTwo launches special purpose vehicle (SPV) structuring solution for second generation structured products

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  • Europe - Others

Deutsche Bank’s revolving doors spin again, global head of structuring exits

Pablo Conde, 18 June 2018

High profile departures from Deutsche Bank's markets and equity derivatives have resumed after a number of staffers were promoted in April to fill the boots ...

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  • France

France Market Review - May 2018

Nikolay Nikolov, 18 June 2018

In its annual report, the joint unit of the French Prudential Supervisory and Resolution Authority (ACPR) and the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) noted ‘an ...

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  • Europe - Others

That Was The Week: Germany will win the World Cup, SRP

Richard Jory, 15 June 2018

According to SRP data, Germany will win the World Cup, with ease, but if you want to pick a seasoned also ran then take a look ...

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  • Europe - Others

Opportunistic and World Cup trades spike across Europe, but beware of short-lived events

Pablo Conde, 15 June 2018

Financial products issued specifically to coincide with major sporting events as well as structures linked to market trends and geopolitical events can serve as portfolio additions ...

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  • USA

Product wrap: Morgan Stanley pays memory income in France, teams up with Barclays in the US

Marc Wolterink, 15 June 2018

This week's wrap covers structured products with strike dates between June 10-16, 2018. Structures reviewed include a life insurance linked to a gender diversity ...

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  • UK

Buy-side view 2: Kids 'defy common sense and explanation' but issuers are returning to the retail space

Pablo Conde, 15 June 2018

The implementation of the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (Priips) Key Investor Document (Kid) has provided further evidence that there are some very significant ...

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  • USA

US SEC will ‘eliminate confusion’ over fiduciary standards post DOL disappearance

Richard Jory, 15 June 2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is preparing to 'eliminate long-standing confusion in the market for investment advice' by means of its proposed fiduciary ...

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  • Belgium

Belgium Market Review - May 2018

Nikolay Nikolov, 15 June 2018

Twenty-seven structured products from 11 different providers were added to the SRP Belgium database in May.

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