Trade tensions, slow growth, and low-interest rates all left their mark on the world’s largest banks last year, affecting the investment banking revenue they racked up.
Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) has launched a Corporate Hybrid Bond Fund dedicated to investing in hybrid debt of highly rated corporations. The Fund is managed by its London-based Global Fixed Income team and JPY5.1 billion (EUR42 million) was raised from Japanese institutional investors, reflecting growing demand for higher yielding quality investment solutions.
Exchange Data International (EDI) Partners with BondCliQ to offer real-time and historical corporate bond data product
BondCliQ, a consolidated quote system for the US corporate bond market, has partnered with Exchange Data International (EDI) to distribute real-time and historical corporate bond data.
Ping An of China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Company Limited (PAAMC HK) has joined the Climate Bonds Partners Programme.
Vena Energy, one of Asia-Pacific’s leading independent power producers (IPP) and pure renewable energy company, has issued a benchmark USD325 million, five-year 3.133 per cent fixed rate green bond offering (Green Bond) under Regulation S.
Market data confirms that the appeal of green bonds is increasing for a broader range of investors, according to NN Investment Partners (NN IP).
Scrapping RPI as the preferred method for calculating returns from Index Linked Gilts could cause a huge spike in volatility in the sector and wipe a third off the value of parts of the market, according to Sandra Holdsworth, Head of Rates at Kames Capital.
The rising popularity and issuance activity of green bonds is leading to significant growth in green bond funds – both in terms of the number of funds and the assets under management.
The Nomura Global Dynamic Bond Fund reached its five-year anniversary on 31 January, having now grown to over USD1.1 billion
Generali Investments has launched the Generali Investments SICAV (GIS) Euro Green & Sustainable Bond, a new sub-fund investing primarily in green and sustainable bonds, which perfectly matches the company’s commitment to sustainability with its long-term fixed income investment expertise.