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Lincoln Financial debuts Rila on active ETF
North America | Products
21 May 2024 by Summer Wang

The Pennsylvania-based insurer has launched a registered index-linked annuity (Rila) linked to an actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF), in a first for the US market.

Annuities: Limra – IUL premium up 4% in Q1
North America | Products
20 May 2024 by Summer Wang

In this annuities roundup, we look at how indexed universal life (IUL) sales have fared in Q1 as well as the latest offerings from Revol One, Sammons Financial, Jackson National and Allianz Life.

Spotlight on the Magnificent 7 - Alphabet
North America | Products
17 May 2024 by Summer Wang

We analysed the performance of US structured products linked to the parent company of Google, which has taken centre stage driven by artificial intelligence (AI) evolution.

MS posts highest ever quarterly structured products sales
International | Industry
08 May 2024 by Summer Wang

The US investment bank retained a 8.2% market share in its domestic market in Q1 2024.

BofA: tactical diversification can help with macro shifts
North America | Products
02 May 2024 by Summer Wang

Bank of America (BofA) has 14 indices referenced in the US annuity market with nearly US$24 billion in assets.

Canada Market Review, Q1 2024: strong quarter, CIBC issuance up 50%
North America | Market Reviews
01 May 2024 by Summer Wang

Amid a robust quarter for the overall market, CIBC has come up on top by issuance, replacing BMO Capital Markets (BMO).

Citi US structured notes lean on single stocks in Q1
International | Products
30 Apr 2024 by Summer Wang

Single stocks have become the preferred underlying for the US bank's structured notes issuance in its home market in Q1 2024.

SEC: structured notes, EQD represent small portion in fund space
North America | Products
29 Apr 2024 by Summer Wang

A new report issued by the SEC offers new insight on the use of structured notes and derivatives in the US registered funds segment which is worth US$26 trillion in total.

Spotlight on the Magnificent 7 - Tesla delivers
North America | Products
26 Apr 2024 by Summer Wang

We analysed the performance of US structured products linked to the EV marker, which has reported a plunge in its quarterly profit this week.