What's the hottest derivatives product this year? CPPI structures.

Call 2006 the year of Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance derivatives.

Looking for a hot structure these days û consider derivatives designed around constant proportion portfolio insurance CPPI, which offer multiple credit strategies, are actively managed and often principal protected.

Most people think of using CPPI in equities û but it is becoming increasingly popular to employ CPPI with other underlyings to create new structured products. Increasingly there have been a large number of structures linked to fixed income, hedge funds, commodities, credits and foreign exchange to boost yield and...

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