Ask the Experts: Structured products and risk


How can we be certain that a particular structured product will guarantee to do what it says on the tin?

Or at least, how can we be certain the FSCS will step in as with Keydata? I feel very nervous of any companies that have not been around for 100 years following Keydata,  Arc etc Answer Gary Dale - Investec There are three very separate parts to this question so I will deal with each in turn. First, a Structured Product will do exactly as it says it will. The nature of the products is that they have very specific and predefined return profiles that are based upon very specific circumstances relating to one or more indices or underlying. The return profile and risk profiles...

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