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FCA requirements for recommending structured products

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Guide to Structured Products

He says FCA guidance for appropriate levels of risk suggest that no more than 10 per cent of a retail investor’s savings and investments should be held in any single structured product, and no more than 25 per cent of the overall portfolio should be invested in structured products.

Mr Devile says: “These are suggested thresholds rather than definitive amounts, but are common sense and encourage careful consideration of the investor’s capacity for loss and their willingness to accept it.”