How to beat the credit crunch
Widening credit spreads can be an investor's friend thanks to a range of new structures that use credit spread options, according to Deutsche Bank.
The recent spike in credit spreads caught a lot of investors off guard but there are products now available, even in the private bank market, that can offer a good hedge against short-term credit spread widening.
Deutsche Bank has been marketing a suite of credit volatility structures to distributors since early June and the lucky investors that bought into these products are now walking away with returns that range from 15% upwards on a one-month investment thanks to the timely...
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