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Investec structured deposits deliver 6.3 per cent per annum average maturity returns

Thu, 22/05/2014 - 12:01

Returns from Investec’s structured deposits with a kick-out feature have outperformed savings bond rates since 2010, with average returns of 6.3 per cent per annum, according to Investec Structured Products (ISP). »

Volatility

Investec Structured Products launches UK Controlled Volatility Fund

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 06:04

Investec Structured Products is providing investors with the potential of long-term capital growth which tracks the performance of the 30 least volatile stocks from the 100 largest companies listed in the UK via a new fund linked to the EVEN 30 Index. »

Steven Maijoor, ESMA chair

ESMA issues good practices for structured retail product governance

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:35

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an opinion on structured retail products, setting out good practices for firms when manufacturing and distributing these products. »

Gary Dale

Kick-out product from Investec Structured Products matures after one year

Tue, 11/03/2014 - 06:08

Investec Structured Products’ FTSE 100 Enhanced Kick-Out Plan 34 matured on 4 March 2014. »

FTSE 100

Investec Structured Products launches new collection of plans

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 06:02

The structured products sector needs to start launching timely plans that directly reflect uncertainty in the UK economy, according to Investec Structured Products. »

Cooperation

New Dutch association joins EUSIPA

Thu, 09/01/2014 - 15:09

The recently-formed Dutch Structured Product Association (NEDISPA) has become a member of the European Structured Investment Products Association (EUSIPA). »

British pounds

Morgan Stanley re-issues gilt backed plan after 18 month gap

Thu, 28/11/2013 - 10:12

Morgan Stanley has launched the first Morgan Stanley FTSE Gilt-Backed Growth Plan since June 2012, due to a more favourable pricing environment and continued demand for gilt-backed products. »

Numbers

Sapient launches new certificate provider rankings for structured products in Germany

Wed, 26/06/2013 - 10:10

Sapient Global Markets, in collaboration with Die Welt, has launched new certificate provider rankings for issuers of structured products in the German market. »

UK flag

UK Structured Products Association joins EUSIPA

Wed, 20/03/2013 - 16:15

The UK Structured Products Association (UKSPA) has joined fellow national associations across Europe in becoming an associate member of the European Structured Investment Products Association (EUSIPA). »

Newspaper and money

Societe Generale launches structured product for retail investors

Wed, 06/03/2013 - 14:06

Societe Generale has launched Step Down Autocall 12, the first in a new series of structured products designed specifically for the retail investment market. »

Rafay Farooqui CAIS co-founder and president

CAIS and Goldman Sachs seek to increase RIA access to structured products

Wed, 06/03/2013 - 10:00

Goldman Sachs is to make its structured products offering available through CAIS. »

Rafay Farooqui, CAIS co-founder and president

Goldman Sachs structured products to be available through CAIS

Wed, 27/02/2013 - 10:28

Goldman Sachs is to make its structured products offering available through CAIS. »

Computer screen

Increased platform access will deliver level playing field for structured investments, says SPwrap.com

Tue, 04/12/2012 - 06:28

The evolution of the ways in which structured products can be purchased and held will revolutionise the sector and help bring them into line with other investments, seeing them become more accessible and better understood, predicts SPwrap.com, the dedicated structured product platform. »

FTSE 100

Morgan Stanley structured product returns 22.5 per cent after two years

Tue, 25/09/2012 - 06:28

The Morgan Stanley FTSE Bonus Growth Plan 2 kicked out this week, delivering 22.5 per cent growth as well as returning investors’ initial capital in full.  »

IFAs choose structured products for cautious investors, says Virgin Money

IFAs choose structured products for cautious investors, says Virgin Money

Thu, 18/06/2009 - 06:43

IFAs believe structured products are the best bet for income-seeking investors in the current stock market climate, research by Virgin Money suggests. »

IndexIQ launches hedge fund replication separately managed account portfolios

IndexIQ launches hedge fund replication separately managed account portfolios

Fri, 05/12/2008 - 06:05

IndexIQ, a Rye Brook, New York-based developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, has launched three new index-based separately managed account products, offering exposure bo »

Deutsche Börse Commodities launches Xetra-Gold on Luxembourg market

Deutsche Börse Commodities launches Xetra-Gold on Luxembourg market

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 06:13

Xetra-Gold, a financial product that combines the benefits of physical gold with those of exchange-traded securities is being launched to investors on the Luxembourg market by Deutsche B&o »

Policy Selection traded life settlement fund "returning three times UK base rate"

Policy Selection traded life settlement fund "returning three times UK base rate"

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 06:01

A steady return of between 9 and 11 per cent for the Assured Fund is currently outperforming any other investment vehicle in today's market conditions, according to fund manager Policy Sel »

ETF Securities enters Australian market with precious metals ETCs

ETF Securities enters Australian market with precious metals ETCs

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 06:13

ETF Securities, a global issuer of commodity exchange-traded products, has announced plans to list a range of physically-backed precious metal exchange-traded commodities on the Australian »

Lyxor launches ETF based on MSCI Asia Apex 50 index

Lyxor launches ETF based on MSCI Asia Apex 50 index

Thu, 06/11/2008 - 06:02

Deutsche Börse has announced the expansion of its XTF segment for exchange-traded index funds on the Xetra trading platform with the admission to trading of a new ETF issued by Lyxor »

S&P launches International Treasury Bond Index Series

S&P launches International Treasury Bond Index Series

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 06:15

Index provider Standard & Poor's has launched the S&P/Citigroup International Treasury Bond Index Series in the latest expansion of its fixed-income index range, following the intr »

Deutsche Bank lists four credit derivative ETFs on Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Bank lists four credit derivative ETFs on Deutsche Börse

Tue, 04/11/2008 - 05:53

Four new credit derivative exchange-traded funds issued as part of Deutsche Bank's db x-trackers II ETF umbrella fund have been launched on Deutsche Börse's Xetra trading platform. »

New Invesco PowerShares ETF launched on Deutsche Börse's Xetra

New Invesco PowerShares ETF launched on Deutsche Börse's Xetra

Mon, 03/11/2008 - 05:58

Deutsche Börse has added a new listing its XTF segment for exchange-traded index funds on the Xetra trading platform with the admission to trading of a new ETF from Invesco PowerShare »

ETF Securities to list Europe's first carbon exchange-traded commodity product

ETF Securities to list Europe's first carbon exchange-traded commodity product

Thu, 30/10/2008 - 05:59

Exchange-traded commodities provider ETF Securities will list the world's first carbon ETC on the London Stock Exchange on Thursday, October 30, offering European investors the opportunity »

Update on tax developments and tax efficient deal structuring

Update on tax developments and tax efficient deal structuring

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 00:01

There is no doubt that the Channel Islands provide an attractive location for investment funds which can benefit from the specialised profession »

ETF Securities confirms collateral backing for Commodity Securities ETCs

ETF Securities confirms collateral backing for Commodity Securities ETCs

Wed, 22/10/2008 - 07:15

ETF Securities has announced the posting of collateral by American International Group, which guarantees contracts from AIG Financial Products that back the range of exchange-traded commod »

A growing reputation for Shariah fund expertise

A growing reputation for Shariah fund expertise

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:35

The rising price of oil and the emergence of sovereign wealth funds from the Gulf region have focused attention on the growing financial strength of the region and on its rapid emergence as a marke »

SGAM Alternative Investments launches ETF emulating hedge fund performance

SGAM Alternative Investments launches ETF emulating hedge fund performance

Wed, 24/09/2008 - 09:09

Société Générale Asset Management  Alternative Investments has launched what it says is the first exchange-traded fund in the world that seeks to replicate the perform »

ETF Securities licenses three Dow Jones Stoxx Supersector indices

ETF Securities licenses three Dow Jones Stoxx Supersector indices

Tue, 16/09/2008 - 16:07

European equity index provider Stoxx has licensed the Dow Jones Stoxx 600 Basic Resources, Dow Jones Stoxx 600 Oil & Gas and Dow Jones Stoxx 600 Utilities indices to ETF Securities, be »

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Move to Xetra positive so far for Scoach, says Deutsche Börse

Thu, 07/08/2008 - 07:07

Certificate trading on European structured products market Scoach via the technology of Deutsche Börse's Xetra pan-European electronic trading platform, underway for 100 days now, has »

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