Bounce back in maturities for investors in UK structured products during 2021

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Bounce back in maturities for investors in UK structured products during 2021

Investors have seen a significant return in performance among maturing structured products during the financial roller-coaster of 2021, a new UK report has shown.

More than 91% of retail structured financial products that matured during 2021 saw positive returns, with 7.6% of maturities returning capital only. Among a total of 529 product maturities, only six plans realised a capital loss in 2021, and all were share-linked plans. This compares against 16 among only 235 structured product maturities in 2020 realising a capital loss when the markets were much more volatile. In 2021, the 529 products that matured represented a 125% increase on the previous year. The increase was in large part due to the market correction following the crash in Mar...

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