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SG: indexed annuities are helping bring AI to market, build performance track
North America | Indices
04 Aug 2022 by Pablo Conde

The French bank has partnered with Ai for Alpha to launch a new custom index for the US annuities market.

US regulator fines broker dealer for fraudulent structured product sales
North America | Regulations & Legal
03 Aug 2022 by SRP News

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has fined New York-based Aegis Capital Corp. US$2.3 million for failing to prevent 14 of its brokers from fraudulently selling unsuitable structured products to investors that included retired elderly clients who lost up to hundreds of thousands.

US top underliers H1 22: failing tech stocks lose traction
North America | Products
02 Aug 2022 by Summer Wang

Tech stocks such as Apple and Tesla have slipped from the top 10 underlying ranking in the US market in the first half of 2022, after delivering a strong growth in 2020 and 2021.

Spotlight on… top issuers in the US (H1 2022)
North America | Industry
29 Jul 2022 by SRP News

Citi replaced Barclays as the number one issuer group in the first half of 2022.

Mayer Brown: no need for further index regulation
North America | Regulations & Legal
28 Jul 2022 by SRP News

The law firm believes it would be intrusive for market participants to be regulated as investment advisers.

UK brokerage enters US structured products market
International | Products
26 Jul 2022 by Marc Wolterink

The company is hoping to distribute its first US products by the end of September.

Cryptos: bear markets can last longer than you think
International | Products
26 Jul 2022 by Pablo Conde

In an environment surrounded by major crash landings and the implosion of several hedge funds and trading vehicles such as the 21Shares Terra crypto ETP (Luna) that have had a ripple effect on the broader market, headwinds are expected in an already volatile crypto market.

Americas best-selling products H1 2022: US pharmaceutical outsells S&P
International | Industry
25 Jul 2022 by SRP News

SRP explores some of the best-selling structured products with a strike date in the first half of 2022 across the US and Mexican markets.

Global Atlantic debuts Rila on UBS prop climate index
North America | Products
25 Jul 2022 by Summer Wang

The US insurer’s first registered index-linked annuity (Rila), ForeStructured Growth, is linked to a variety of indices including the UBS Climate Aware Equity Index, ‘a pioneering climate-focused index’ in the US Rila market.