Equity

  • Market welcomes new Natixis CEO Namias

    Market welcomes new Natixis CEO Namias

    Investors appeared positive on Natixis's prospects after Nicolas Namias replaced François Riahi as chief executive. Meanwhile, the bank has said it will reposition its equities division after it endured another tough quarter.

  • SG to derisk structured products

    SG to derisk structured products

    Société Générale will make its structured products less risky, it said, after a difficult first half of the year in its equities business.

  • Commodity broker prints Swissie T2 with stock mart upside

    Marex, a commodity and derivatives broker, has raised tier two capital in the Swiss franc market through a structured note, which it says is the first to combine a tier two host with an embedded structured product — in this case, exposure to the SMI, the Swiss equity market index.

  • Structured products to remain under scrutiny at French banks

    Structured products to remain under scrutiny at French banks

    Société Générale and Natixis may face more questions over their equity derivatives businesses when they release their second-quarter results. The issue is whether their structured products are inherently problematic or simply suffered from freak events.

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