Which maturing structures performed best in 2013?

Which maturing structures performed best in 2013?

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Ian Lowes, founder of website StructuredProductReview, looks at what products delivered last year and whether advisers can expect more of the same in 2014

Auto-calls were the best performers of the structured products distributed through the adviser market maturing in 2013, according to recent research we have undertaken. The three main investment types are auto-calls, growth and income products. Auto-calls were by far the most common of all the contracts, accounting for nearly half of all products analysed maturing in 2013. Auto-calls have the ability to mature early on pre-defined anniversaries, if pre-defined criteria are met. These contracts have been extremely popular among retail investors over recent years, partly because of thei...

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