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Natixis’ Eric Le Brusq discusses recent equity derivatives success in IFR interview

In an interview with IFR, Eric Le Brusq, Natixis’ global head of equity derivatives, explains how Natixis has managed a dramatic outperformance against a flat first half for equity sales and trading. Defying a prolonged period of volatility in more than five decades, the bank delivered a 38% surge in first-half equity trading revenue. The …

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Natixis’ Eric Le Brusq tells IFR that custom indices have revived French structured products

Low interest rates have sapped demand for structured products as it became prohibitively costly to provide a full capital guarantee. While investors have settled for the partial protection afforded by autocallable notes, structuring remains a challenge as issuers juggle near-zero rates and razor-thin distributor fees. In a recent article for IFR, Eric Le Brusq, global …

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Tradeweb’s Andrew Bernard writes in Regulation Asia about how regulation is accelerating uptake of e-trading

Regulation and innovation are working in concert to promote greater transparency, efficiency and liquidity in derivatives markets, says Andrew Bernard, head of Asia at Tradeweb, writing in Regulation Asia. Legislators around the world are working to realise the commitment made by G20 nations at Pittsburgh in 2009, which requires all standardised OTC-derivatives trades to be executed on electronic platforms, cleared …

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