Structured product maturities add further evidence to strong sector performance

Pandemic proved no barrier to growth

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Josh Mayne of Lowes Financial Management
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Josh Mayne of Lowes Financial Management

One year on from the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, we are able to reflect on what has ultimately been the best performing period for the sector over the course of the past 12 months.

Consistent with the accelerated vaccination scheme and subsequent steady easing of lockdown restrictions, this article is written with a sense of optimism looking ahead and should reaffirm the credibility of structured products as an investment option - even during a pandemic.  At the beginning of January 2021, the FTSE 100 Index was at 6,571.88 - more than 1,000 points below its level a year earlier. Over the first quarter of 2021, the index fluctuated between a low of 6,397.24 and a high of 6,903.61 before closing on 31 March at 6,713.63, representing an increase of 2.16% across the...

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