The article presents structured products which became very popular on financial markets. Stock crisis and falling outcome of invesrment funds made an unique chance for clients to consider alternative investment market. Investors who wanted to reduce their loss, capitalized their units in investment found in haste, to find less risky and more profitable places for their savings. What is more, a need to recompensate even a small part of their loss, made them invest in something more than an average deposit. Structured products occurred as an interesting answer to these clients' needs. In Poland a wide range of these products is not yet visible but, considering development dynamics of this area, it is estimated that in few years Poland may become one of the biggest emissioner of structured stock in Central - East Europe. However, these products are relatively new on the Polish market and some time will elapse until investors will know the profitability of the first virtues and consider them as optimal instruments for crisis and markets' turbulence time.
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