Focus on replication strategies has increased significantly over the course of 2009. In this article, Citi explains the practical applications of the Hybrid Absolute Return Portfolio index and how investors can benefit from using this investment strategy.
As turmoil engulfed the global markets, Barclays Capital continued to provide innovative and superior service to its institutional and retail clients. With the markets on the road to recovery, the firm now sees demand for more exchange-traded products in Asia.
The Royal Bank of Scotland discusses the development of a series of indexes called the RICI® EnhancedSM Series. These indexes aim to avoid the negative roll yield in benchmark commodity indexes with lower volatility and optimised performance.
Recently, reduced household incomes from the decline in home and equity prices, as well as rising unemployment, have forced Americans to reconsider how they spend and invest their personal finances.
With investor confidence being slowly rebuilt, UniCredit’s Juliane Bürger offers some valuable insight and advice to investors into choosing the right product, the advent of reverse convertible product offerings and the market volumes, now that it is showing signs of recovery.
After the seismic market shocks in 2008 and early 2009, structured products have remained widespread in the media focus. As summer holidays come to an end and schools reopen, we consider the lessons learned and what is on the curriculum for the year ahead.
Launched in 1991, Sunrise Brokers is a dominant force in the derivatives space.
The current economic meltdown in the US and European markets will force Islamic finance players to review and redefine their focus on how to survive in a highly turbulent market place. This white paper discusses what this might mean for the technology which supports them.