Investors see positive returns on structured products

Q1 2022 maturity results

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Josh Mayne, Lowes Financial Management
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Josh Mayne, Lowes Financial Management

The opening quarter of 2022 was another successful period for the UK structured products retail sector, despite the sombre events unfolding in Ukraine and the associated financial sanctions imposed on Russia.

Throughout the period, the FTSE 100 index remained flat and comparatively high. On 31 March it closed just 1.8% above its 2022 opening level, reaching a peak of 7,672.4 on 10 February - approximately 200 points below the zenith of May 2018 (7,877.45). As the hangover from the Coronavirus market correction continued to ease, the average closing level of the index throughout the three-month period was 7,443.95, reflecting an increase of 6.3% from the average level in 2021. A total of 209 plans matured in Q1, with all realising a gain for investors. The maturing plans achieved an average an...

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