Latest articles from Natasha de Teran

Rebuilding trust in equity markets: Entering a new world

July 7, 2009

Due to plummeting equity market values and strong risk aversion, a large swathe of the investor base is underweight in its target equity market allocations. Sooner or later – and even in the midst of continuing market uncertainty – these investors will reweight their portfolios. But what sort of product solutions are sellside firms putting on the table to encourage them back into the market?

Demand rises for the research perspective: Entering a new world

July 7, 2009

Equity derivatives research analysts, akin to their sales and trading counterparts, have their work cut out to gain exposure and generate client interest. Natasha de Terán looks at how the industry leaders are working to get noticed.

Towards liquidity and transparency: Entering a new world

July 7, 2009

Opacity and illiquidity have been the scourge of many an investor as the financial crisis has unfolded, and are now being heavily targeted in the regulatory counter-attack. Natasha de Terán examines how this has played to the strengths of the equity derivatives market.

What does the future hold for Structured Products?: Entering a new world

July 7, 2009

Two major banking blow outs, accusations of mis-selling and mounting counterparty risk concerns have all taken their toll on the structured products market. Natasha de Terán assesses the impact on the business and investigates how providers have responded to the challenges.

New questions, new answers

July 1, 2008

Natasha de Terán investigates how structured product providers have responded to the changes in equity derivatives market conditions and investor sentiment by rolling out a new breed of product.

Equity derivatives in Latin America pick up pace

July 1, 2008

No longer lurching from crisis to crisis, the major Latin American economies have won credibility. For equity derivatives bankers, that means business, writes Natasha de Terán.

Life after impact

July 1, 2008

The credit crunch is affecting every segment of the financial markets, including equity derivatives. Interpreting the repercussions, however, is no easy task.

The slow and steady journey to success

December 1, 2007

Property derivatives have been tracking a slow, circuitous path toward the investment mainstream for almost 20 years. But with property market risk firmly on investors’ minds, they may finally be nearing their destination. Natasha de Teran investigates.

After the shockwaves

September 4, 2006

Regulatory flack fell on operational shortfalls in the over-the-counter derivatives business early last year. In a round table discussion hosted by The Banker, market participants ponder the potential repercussions on the buy-side and sell-side. 

Let it blossom, let it flow

July 3, 2006

Natasha de Teran explores how the once simple flow business is growing in size and complexity, and how it is increasingly becoming pivotal to a successful equity derivatives franchise.

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