Barclays powers into HK structured fund market

The Power Select Income Fund targets stable returns from structured investments in power sector.

Barclays has launched a structured fund that aims to provide long-term stable returns for Hong Kong retail investors. Targeting stocks in the oil and gas, energy, basic materials and world utilities sectors, the Power Select Income Fund uses options strategy to mitigate downside losses and generate income, and a quarterly trading strategy that targets stocks with expected dividend payouts.

With turmoil in the Middle East and rampant growth in China, it seems a safe bet that these sectors will continue...

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