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Structured products linked to iShares ETFs sell US$1.5bn in second quarter 2018

Marc Wolterink, 16 August 2018

BlackRock has reported long-term net flows in iShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) of US$18bn in the second quarter of 2018, down from US$35m ...

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  • USA

UBS debuts Solactive’s high-grade debt benchmarks in new sustainable fund series

Pablo Conde, 16 August 2018

UBS Asset Management has filed initial prospectuses with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for two new sustainable investing mutual funds, the UBS Engage For ...

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People: AG Delta taps JP Morgan, adds to product management team

SRP News, 16 August 2018

Fintech and financial products platform AG Delta has appointed David Roy (pictured) as managing director, product management, in Hong Kong. Roy comes from the leading global ...

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  • USA

JP Morgan's head of North America retail distribution joins Morgan Stanley

Pablo Conde, 16 August 2018

Larry Wilson, managing director and head of North America retail distribution, structured investments at JP Morgan Securities, in New York, has left the bank after 17 ...

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  • The Netherlands

AFM: Local language Kid is no obstacle to enter Dutch market

Marc Wolterink, 15 August 2018

Not having a key information document (Kid) drawn up in the Dutch language is not the main reason why some foreign providers no longer offer packaged ...

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ETP roundup: Credit Suisse halts issuance of Europe 50 ETNs

Jihye Hwang, 15 August 2018

Credit Suisse has announced that it will suspend new issuances of its Credit Suisse FI Enhanced Europe 50 ETNs (FIEU) in connection with their upcoming scheduled ...

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  • China

HSBC's two-year China ETF offers good chance to cash in on volatile environment

Almudena Rojas - Future Value Consultants, 15 August 2018

On a regular basis, HSBC Bank issues Two-Year CNY notes linked to the ChinaAMC CSI300 Index ETF. The last tranche, the Two-Year CNY Note ...

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  • USA

Non-traditional and custom-built indexes as risky as prop plays, SEC

Pablo Conde, 15 August 2018

US regulator aims at non-traditional and custom-built strategies

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  • Belgium

Belfius achieves 31% market share year to date, life-wrapped suite racks up over €130m

SRP News, 14 August 2018

Belfius has reported organic growth of savings and investments reached €2.6bn in the first half of 2018, up 22% from the same period in 2017 ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others

Former global head of equity derivatives at Credit Suisse joins US buy-side firm

Pablo Conde, 14 August 2018

Star Mountain Capital, a specialized investment manager focused on the US lower-middle market, has appointed Anthony Pesco (pictured) as a strategic personal investor and senior ...

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Index roundup: Hang Seng gets traction after restrictions in South Korea are lifted

Jihye Hwang & Pablo Conde, 14 August 2018

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI) makes its return as one of the most popular underlyings this year, according to SRP data. This comes after a ...

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  • Belgium

Nagelmackers debuts steepener in first Goldman Sachs collaboration

Marc Wolterink, 14 August 2018

Nagelmackers has teamed up with Goldman Sachs to launch its first steepener structure, the Fixed to CMS Spread Coupon Note, in Belgium. "It is a classic ...

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  • France

France Market Review - July 2018

Nikolay Nikolov, 14 August 2018

The French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) has validated a guide framing the distribution of financial products linked to environmental, social or governance (ESG-related) undelyings. According ...

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  • Malaysia

Malaysian asset manager uses stock warrants to hedge risks from increased volatility

Jihye Hwang & Marc Wolterink, 13 August 2018

Affin Hwang Asset Management is using stock-specific warrants to hedge volatility risks in its new Dana Malaysia fund which targets an absolute total return of ...

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UBS hedging volume up by 72% year on year

SRP News, 13 August 2018

UBS delivered strong second-quarter results with reported profit before tax (PBT) up 12% year on year to CHF1.6 billion (US$1.6 billion) and ...

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