A new direction

Taiwan

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Taiwan’s structured note market has been a one-product show over the past year. Faced with domestic bond yields that have tumbled to record lows, institutional investors – and particularly the country’s fast-growing bond funds – have looked beyond traditional fixed-rate bonds to inverse floaters to meet their performance targets. And with the US dollar yield curve offering the most value, investors have snapped up quanto inverse floating-rate notes referenced to US dollar Libor to sa

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