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  1. Looking back: El Niño boosts weather derivatives

    Bruce Reed, vice-president of product development at Aquila Energy, draws an analogy with the 1990–91 Gulf War that followed Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and caused extreme movements in crude oil and petroleum prices.

  2. Risk premium strategies favoured over beta commodity indexes

    However, the trend was short-lived, as commodities slumped throughout the summer, now showing negative returns for the year, with the S the country that usually drives commodity prices, according to Kevin Norrish, London-based head of commodity...

  3. Green credentials and RBS deal work in BNPP's favour

    They provide good prices on Russian equities," says Vadim Pogosyna, managing director and head of product development at Gazprombank Private Banking in Moscow. BNP Paribas was the winning bidder in this year's biggest deal, the acquisition of the...

  4. BNP Paribas harmonises forex and equities pricing

    But they also offer good prices - they are very good on exotic pricing and they provide good secondary market prices. Unified risk system helps BNP Paribas win forex award Harmonising the systems on which it offers foreign exchange and equities to...

  5. UBS stays firm despite commodities downturn

    One example could be the Russia-Ukraine crisis and its impact on oil prices. I've never been disappointed - they've always held their prices and always shown good secondary markets. UBS wins the commodities house of the year award

  6. Stoxx leads the way with value-focused smart-beta service

    The index often prices better than its benchmark in option format and can be an ideal underlying investment for capital-protected funds. Index provider wins the 2014 award for index innovation in Europe

  7. Network investment works for Raiffeisen Centrobank in CEE

    After many regional equity markets rose in 2013, investors came into 2014 acutely aware of the dangers of a correction in stock prices, and their caution looked justified in mid-October as some equity markets took a tumble.

  8. UBS dominates listed products in Switzerland

    Given the low prices of the calls, the index needs to climb only 1.7-1.8% per year to make the trade profitable, says Grob. UBS made helping active managers a priority for its structured products business in Switzerland this year.

  9. LNG market participants shun Japanese forwards

    Japan’s government is keen to see an end to the ‘Asia premium’ – the relatively high prices that Asian buyers pay for gas compared with their counterparts elsewhere. Settlement prices for the contract are intended to reflect the price of LNG...

  10. Barclays capital-at-risk note links to EM and US small caps

    All valuations and prices shown are indicative only and do not imply an offer or commitment of any kind. Barclays has issued a three-year autocallable note linked to the performance of the Russell 2000 Index and the iShares Emerging Markets ETF.

  11. Mariana Capital offers autocall on FTSE 100 stocks

    All valuations and prices shown are indicative only and do not imply an offer or commitment of any kind. Mariana Capital has released a six-year autocallable linked to the performance of three FTSE 100 shares: Barclays, GlaxoSmithKline and Vodafone.

  12. Investec digital note offers choice of counterparty

    All valuations and prices shown are indicative only and do not imply an offer or commitment of any kind. Investec is offering investors in the UK two versions of a six-year structured product linked to the Euro Stoxx 50 index that includes a...