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Inflation and structured products

Inflationary pressures dominated the world economy in the 1970s. This was caused primarily by the sudden rise in oil prices and global...
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Playing the sharkfin

The “sharkfin” payoff its distinctive by its shape and is defined as a product which pays a positive performance linked return as long...
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Barriers in structured products

The use of barriers in structured products is very common and has been established as the main way of reducing risk. Barriers can be...
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The Evergrande story

The Chinese property development company Evergrande has been frequently in the financial press during most of 2021. Since it is also...
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Market neutral strategies

Within the funds world there are many interesting strategies that are used by managers to provide diversification or outperformance...
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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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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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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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Dual currency deposits

The Dual Currency deposit is one of the most popular payoffs within Foreign Exchange (FX) linked structured products around the world....
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