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Mike Cirami, Eaton Vance

New UCITS fund offers emerging markets with local currency twist

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 12:42

The global asset management firm with USD432.2 billion under management, Eaton Vance, is launching its popular Emerging Markets Local Income strategy as an Irish-registered UCITS fund. »

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Franklin Templeton launches new emerging markets local currency bond

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 16:18

Franklin Templeton Investments has launched The Templeton Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund, a sub-fund of the Luxembourg-registered Franklin Templeton Investment Funds (FTIF) range. »

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds

Indonesia Stock Exchange joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 09:28

The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) has become the first exchange in Southeast Asia to join Climate Bonds Initiative Partner Program. »

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Global Green Bond Issuance to increase, says report

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 18:01

S&P Global Ratings says that strengthening green bond market fundamentals are likely to fuel about a 30 per cent increase in self-labelled instruments globally in 2018, in a report published today; ‘Green Bond Issuance Is Expected To Shoot Up Further’. »

Nikhil Rathi, London Stock Exchange

London leads Komodo bonds issuance

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 17:53

Wijaya Karya, one of the largest listed state-owned infrastructure and EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) companies in Indonesia, has successfully issued its first Komodo bonds on London Stock Exchange’s International Securities Market (ISM). »

Gurinder S Ahluwalia, 280 Cap Markets

280 CapMarkets launches Bond Navigator platform

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 10:42

280 CapMarkets, a fixed income technology platform for advisers, has launched a new technology platform, Bond Navigator, a cloud-based application designed to provide greater transparency into bond pricing, availability and characteristics. »

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds

Germany’s DZ Bank joins Climate Bonds Partner Program

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 10:05

Germany’s second-largest Bank in terms of assets, DZ Bank, has joined the Climate Bonds Partner Program, to facilitate green bonds issuance and other green debt products, to raise capital in line with Germany’s ambitious climate targets. »

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds

Total Green Bond Issuance reaches record USD155.5bn in 2017

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:53

Green bond issuance for 2017 totalled USD155.5 billion, a new global record, and an increase of 78 per cent on the adjusted 2016 figure of USD87.2 billion, and well over the Climate Bonds Initiative’s USD130 billion estimate for the year.   »

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds

Willis Towers Watson joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 17:23

Willis Towers Watson is the latest addition to the Climate Bonds Partners Program. As a global professional services firm specialised in insurance brokerage and risk management, Willis Towers Watson supports clients across all industries to help transform business risk into opportunity. »

Justine Leigh-Bell, Climate Bonds

Nigeria issues Climate Bonds Certified Sovereign Green Bond

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 09:43

Nigeria has become the first nation to issue a Climate Bonds Certified Sovereign Green Bond, the first African nation to issue a sovereign green bond and only the fourth nation in the world to issue after Poland, France, and COP23 President, Fiji. »


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