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ETP News: Nasdaq Nordic introduces new market segments for ETNs

SRP News, 18 October 2017

Nasdaq Nordic is planning to split the current market segments containing exchange traded notes (ETNs) in to two new market segments (leverage certificates and tracker certificates ...

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  • Japan

Mizuho hits US$200m jackpot with Turkish lira play

Charlotte Olesen, 18 October 2017

The best-selling product globally during September was sold in Japan by Mizuho Securities and raised a whopping JPY22.95bn (US$204m), in a market where ...

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  • Germany

German investors eye 3%-8% yield range with their soft protection, DDV

Suzanna Moni, 18 October 2017

Retail investors in Germany should expect to get annual returns of between 3%-8% from soft-protected structured products, according to the latest monthly survey by ...

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  • South Africa

African investors prefer equites, property is popular too, Carrick Wealth

Marc Wolterink, 18 October 2017

Carrick Wealth, the Cape Town-based wealth and capital management firm that specialises in international ownership structures and investments, celebrated three years in the business this ...

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Index roundup: Barclays teams up with think tank to launch Africa financial markets index

SRP News, 17 October 2017

Think tank Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) and Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) have partnered to launch the Africa Financial Markets Index. The index ...

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  • USA

IFM unveils structured products online calculator

Pablo Conde, 17 October 2017

Intl FCStone Markets (IFM) has introduced a structured products online calculator (Spoc), a pricing tool that provides users with open access to the company's structured ...

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  • USA

US watchdog targets vol-linked products, fines Wells Fargo

Pablo Conde, 17 October 2017

The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) has ordered Wells Fargo Clearing Services, and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, to pay more than US$3.4m ...

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  • USA

Linklaters adds and expands in New York

SRP News, 17 October 2017

Doug Donahue (pictured) has been hired by Linklaters in New York to join the law firm's capital markets practice as a partner in structured finance ...

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  • USA

USA Market Review - September 2017

Yordan Ivanov, 17 October 2017

The US market has remained on a high during the first nine months of 2017, recording a 36% increase in sales volume compared with the same ...

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  • The Netherlands

Dutch fund manager collaborates with BNP Paribas for first sustainable note

Marc Wolterink, 16 October 2017

Wilgenhaege has launched the Eco-Plus 95% Garantie Note 2023 in the Netherlands. The product protects 95% of the nominal invested and participates 125% in the ...

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  • Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s bull run is not assured, UBS

Sabina Peycheva, 16 October 2017

"Investor sentiment in Hong Kong is good, but investors are increasingly cautious," said Johnny Yu (pictured), managing director at UBS in Hong Kong. "This is the ...

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Credit-linked market has lots of chains and transactions that trigger at same time

Marc Wolterink, 16 October 2017

The credit derivative market is a very standardised market with lots of chains and transactions, which, if there is a credit event, all tend to trigger ...

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  • Belgium

SRP 3-minute Q&A: Anthony Van Impe, Deutsche Bank

Marc Wolterink, 16 October 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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  • Denmark

Denmark Market Review - Q3 2017

Charlotte Olesen, 16 October 2017

The Danish market is stalling at the moment, mainly due to the difficult low interest environment and partly due to organisational restructurings in the main banks ...

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  • Israel

Israel Market Review - Q3 2017

Yordan Ivanov, 16 October 2017

The Israeli market has remained relatively stable during the first nine months of 2017. Seventy-three structured products worth an estimated ILS374m (US$106.6m) had ...

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