SNCF SA has successfully launched the world’s first ever green short-term debt instruments under its Euro Commercial Paper (ECP) programme.
The 40-year bull market in bonds is far from over despite predictions of its demise, according to Nick Hayes, manager of AXA IM’s Global Strategic Bond strategy.
Ardea Investment Management (Ardea), University of Technology Sydney (UTS), and Fortlake Asset Management (Fortlake) have launched a new research paper that challenges the argument that climate change is not being factored into sovereign bond markets, bond yields and spreads.
Green bond new issuance growth is set to accelerate by 25 per cent to EUR500 billion in 2022 compared to 2021, with Europe leading the way, according to new forecasts from NN Investment Partners (NN IP).
The International Stock Exchange (TISE) has listed two green bonds which are helping to finance the decarbonisation of telecommunications company VMED O2 UK Limited (VMED O2).
Vanguard has launched the actively managed Vanguard Core-Plus Bond Fund, which seeks to offer clients a broadly diversified, single-fund, core fixed income portfolio invested primarily in US Treasury, mortgage-backed, and other US investment-grade securities.
Ocorian, a financial services group and provider of fund, corporate, capital markets and private client services has completed the acquisition of Nordic Trustee, a provider of trustee and agency services for bonds and direct lending in the Nordic region.
Chartwell Investment Partners has launched the Chartwell Short Duration Bond Fund (CWSDX), which will be available to individual investors and through major investment platforms including, but not limited to, Charles Schwab, Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, Vanguard, and Pershing.
Investors are considering the future for allocations toward Chinese and Asian assets, including bonds and equities, as China’s heavily-indebted Evergrande sparks fears over the health of the world’s second largest economy.
Challenges in the bond market and the benefits of fixed income ETFs – Sponsored by iShares and IHS Markit
Natacha Blackman, iShares fixed Income Product Strategy, BlackRock and Smadar Shulman, Managing Director, Indices, IHS Markit share their views on the bond market and the advantages of fixed income ETFs.