SG sees Japan buyback outperformance interest

Societe Generale
By Daniel O'Leary
26 Aug 2014

Société Générale is seeing interest among macro hedge funds for outperformance options that pit a newly created Japan buyback index against the Topix Total Return Index.

Ramon Verastegui, head of global engineering & strategy, Americas at SG in New York, noted interest is also being seen for timer outperformance options on the Solactive Japanese Buyback Index, which launched earlier in the month. “We moved from buybacks in the US to buybacks in Europe, and ...

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