Josh Kendall, Insight

Impact bonds falling short of minimum standards for sustainability, says Insight

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 10:46

The market for impact bonds is increasingly diverse but many of the instruments coming to market fall short of the minimum standards for sustainability set by Insight Investment, a global asset and risk manager.  »

Dirk Manelski, Pimco

PIMCO selects Algomi ALFA to source bond market liquidity

Tue, 07/05/2019 - 13:35

Fixed income investment manager PIMCO has incorporated Algomi ALFA in its trading and data infrastructure. »

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Fedgroup signs Green Bond Pledge

Mon, 08/04/2019 - 19:42

Independent financial services provider Fedgroup, headquartered in Johannesburg, has announced it signed the Green Bond Pledge, becoming Africa’s first ever signatory.  »


Emirate of Sharjah lists USD1bn Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

Wed, 03/04/2019 - 12:55

The Emirate of Sharjah has listed a USD1 billion Sukuk on the Nasdaq Dubai taking the total value listed by the Emirate on the Middle East financial exchange to USD3.45 billion. »

Irish Funds welcomes CBI China Bond Connect approval

Tue, 26/03/2019 - 11:00

Irish Funds has welcomed the Central Bank of Ireland’s (CBI) approval for Irish domiciled UCITS and AIFs to invest in the Chinese interbank bond market via Bond Connect. »

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Emirates NBD lists USD1bn bond on Nasdaq Dubai

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:26

Emirates NBD, which provides Islamic banking, investment banking, private banking, asset management, global markets & treasury and brokerage operations, has listed a USD1 billion bond on Nasdaq Duubai.  »

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Emirates Development Bank lists USD750m bond on Nasdaq Dubai

Wed, 06/03/2019 - 10:13

Emirates Development Bank (EDB), which is wholly-owned by the government of the UAE, has listed a USD750 million bond on Nasdaq Dubai, its first product-listing on the exchange. »

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Saxo launches fully digital access to Chinese bonds

Mon, 04/03/2019 - 10:16

Saxo Bank, a fintech and regtech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment, is broadening access to Chinese securities, further cementing its position as a gateway to China for its international client base. »

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Nordea Asset Management expands European Covered Bond range

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 17:38

Nordea Asset Management has expanded its suite of strategies with the launch of the Nordea 1 – European Covered Bond Opportunities Fund. »

Will Goodhart, CFA UK

Investors’ outlook on bonds improves as market volatility increases, says CFA UK survey

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 10:34

CFA UK’s latest quarterly Valuations Index, measuring investors’ perceptions of the value of equities, bonds and gold in Q4 2018, reveals a positive shift in investors’ outlook on both government and corporate bonds, which have consistently been perceived as overvalued by the majority of investors in recent quarters. »


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