In the latest Interactive Financial Adviser debate, our panelists from Investec, Standard & Poor's and Morgan Stanley discussed Structured Products.
Structured products have seen their popularity increase steadily over the past decade, attracting investors drawn by inherent safety nets and limited downside potential. But the ongoing Keydata saga has brought the products to the limelight for all the wrong reasons and their complex underlying mechanisms scare off some advisers. As a result, a backlash has begun and structured products are viewed warily. Our panel will identify the quality that can be found in the structured products universe while arguing that the products deserve a place as a cornerstone of any portfolio.
The Structured Products panel includes:
Gareth Parker - Director of Index Research & Design, Standard & Poor's
Gary Dale - Head of Intermediary Sales, Investec
Nev Godley - Vice President, Morgan Stanley
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