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Facing fear with the VIX

The VIX index is a measure of implied volatility of the S&P-500 index. It was first created in 1993 and uses liquid exchange...
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Green bonds in structured products

One good definition of a structured product is as a combination of a bond and a derivative element linked to the performance of an...
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Index survey part 2 - Next Generation

The use of indices as underlyings in structured products forms the most popular group of assets because of the wide choice that exists...
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Index survey part 1 - Traditional

Structured products provide a broad range of investment opportunities used by investors around the world looking for precise exposure,...
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Unpicking ESMA's market analysis

In April 2021 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its annual statistical report on the performance and...
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Navigating structured products in France

An in-depth look at any financial market over 2020 would undoubtably produce some interesting analysis. When looking back on volatile...
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MPT: going non linear

The importance of diversification in portfolio construction has been well known for many decades and was first formulated in the...
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MPT: searching for the efficient frontier

Regularly monitoring how a portfolio is performing is how advisers and investors help ensure that the best long-term outcomes are...
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Increasing yield through variation in risk

Structured product plan manager IDAD have started 2021 by bringing an innovative variation on the standard kickout product to the UK...
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Interplay between derivatives and structured products

Derivatives and structured products are very closely related and have overlapping uses and purposes within the world of financial...
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