Selected insights

Below are thought leadership pieces focused on structured products. These accounts provide insights from experts who have played a pivotal role in the field.

Tag: S&P 500
Analysis: FX linked structures carve their own corner in the global market

Despite the dominance of equities and interest rates in the market, FX products have established themselves in many markets as opportunistic investments and for hedging purposes.

23 Apr 2024 by Tim Mortimer - FVC
StructrPro: US market preference for indices remains strong, issuance fluctuates due to trends and conditions

We look at trends in issuance, maturities and returns across index-linked products in the US market.

09 Apr 2024 by Suzi Hampson - FVC
StructrPro trends – products outperform underlyings even after correction

Over the last two years the larger underlyings have continued to dominate the notional going into structured products which continued to beat their referenced assets even after times of market disruption.

16 Jan 2024 by Suzi Hampson - FVC
Analysis: commoditising volatility

Structurers and traders at investment banks involved in structured products are constantly assessing pricing and risk management as part of the issuance program they are involved in.

06 Nov 2023 by Tim Mortimer - FVC
Research: volatility and OTM call returns

Standard option pricing models in finance, like the Black-Scholes model, would suggest that call returns are positive, and that call returns should be higher, the higher the strike of the option.

02 Oct 2023 by Tobias Sichert
Low volatility opportunities

In the early stages of the Covid pandemic in 2020, there was significant economic turmoil and a stock market crash.

03 Aug 2023 by Tim Mortimer - FVC
Under the microscope: S&P 500 structures on track to deliver

We look at the potential trajectory of several structures’ secondary value to highlight the importance for investors to understand their position in a portfolio.

03 Nov 2020 by Tim Mortimer
The future is smart for FIAs

There is little doubt that fixed indexed annuities (FIAs) provide a risk-return function that investors want – they limit losses and have the ability to shape potential returns. But since interest rates have decreased, indexed annuities linked to risk control indices have become increasingly popular.

22 Aug 2019 by Tiago Fernandes & Mladen Karov

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