Structured Products

News and Insights on Structured Products and Market Linked Investments
hong kong

A Hong Kong think-tank is calling for improvements to the city’s structured products market to help maintain its position as one of the world’s leading investment destinations. The Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) wants Hong Kong’s market regulators to start rolling out listed structured product categories that are currently available

Investec Wealth and Investment (IW&I) is launching two new investment platforms that give its clients access to structured product portfolios. The investment management firm’s Structured Product Service (SPS) gives “wealthier clients of financial advisers” a choice of two pre-determined portfolios offering different levels of risk and return. Minimum investment for

Harry Triguboff - Structured Products

Australia’s richest man, Harry Triguboff, has been extolling the virtues of investing in structured products, despite ongoing turbulence across the country’s mortgage market and economy as a whole. Eighty-three year old Mr Triguboff – the founder of the Meriton high-rise apartment block empire – is positive about the future prospects

asset management

Using data from advisers in order to influence investment decisions is an issue over which asset managers remain split, despite a recent report from a major regulator which praised firms for analysing in "smarter ways". The Financial Conduct Authority published a report last month which detailed the ways in which

Tokyo Stock Exchange Structured Products

Japanese investors are moving away from negative rates and heading instead towards more structured products internationally, according to Bank of America Corporation. Assets such as debt backed by pools of loans are attracting Japanese institutions, the corporation said, citing the example of Norinchukin Bank, which recently snapped up over $2.9

corporate bonds

Investors across the US are fearful that competition for corporate bonds could grow following a clampdown on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by the US Government. There is great potential that the demand for corporate bonds could intensify because of the major impact that mergers and acquisitions have come to have

Europe United States

Regulators in the US and Europe have reached an agreement regarding the $553 trillion derivatives market, something which looks set to bring great relief to financial institutions. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the European Commission have both agreed to a set of requirements which will regulate derivatives clearinghouses. It

structured product for retirees

A structured product, specifically designed for the needs of retired people, has been launched by Investec Structured Products in response to the changing demands of the market. Financial products for people in their retirement have been operating in a notably different market since the pension freedoms were unveiled in April