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Increasing volume on Europe’s structured products markets

Increasing volume on Europe’s structured products markets

Turnover in investment and leverage products on reporting European financial markets totalled EUR43 billion in the first quarter of 2021. Turnover increased by 23 percent quarter on quarter, though decreased by 13 percent year on year. These and other market data were sourced by the European Structured Investment Products Association (EUSIPA) from its members and analysed by Derivative Partners. 

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Coronavirus sell-off revealed “little merit” in idea that active managers navigate volatility better than passive counterparts

Coronavirus sell-off revealed “little merit” in idea that active managers navigate volatility better than passive counterparts

The majority of active managers in Europe and the US did not seize the “once-in-a-decade opportunity” presented by the coronavirus pandemic to demonstrate superior returns to passive options, according to new data from Morningstar.