Structured product market grows 50% in 2009

January 22, 2010

Sales of structured products in the UK grew by almost a half (47 per cent) over 2009, in spite of the intense scrutiny placed on the sector over the year, to reach a total of £13.3bn, according to

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10 myths about structured products

January 18, 2010

The UK Structured Products Association debunks some common myths about structured products

In November 2009, the UK Structured Products Association was created to protect structured products from unfair and unwarranted comment. Its members believe much of the criticism is based on poor understanding. Here, the Association responds to the 10 most widely heard myths about investing into a structured product.

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Structured Products event listings in regions

December 11, 2009

Structured Products magazine has been running events in the derivatives-based investment field for over five years. Their extensive global portfolio has set the industry benchmark as a platform for networking, product innovation and exchanging of ideas for the structured products community.

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SSPA Launches Risk Classification for Structured Products That Sets a New Standard

November 17, 2009

The Swiss Structured Products Association SSPA is about to launch a new, transparent risk classification for Swiss structured products. The SSPA’s risk classification will be based on Value at Risk (VaR) and cover structured products traded in Switzerland. The new risk classification will be available to all market participants as of the beginning of July on the Association website.

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Providers group to form official UK structured products body

November 7, 2009

A total of eight structured products providers have signed up to create the UK Structured Products Association (UK SPA), a formal trade association for the industry. The group counts six major providers among its members: Royal Bank of Scotland, Citi, Santander, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Skandia, Legal & General and Prudential.

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