Goldman Sachs Asset Management has launched the GS Global ESG Enhanced Income Bond Portfolio.
Green bonds are here to stay after German government’s entry into the market, says Aegon's Finlayson
The German government’s entry into the green bond market could spark a flurry of similar issuance from other European countries, says Colin Finlayson, co-manager of the Aegon Strategic Bond Fund.
Xignite, a provider of market data distribution and management solutions for financial services and technology companies, has enhanced its Bond Master API.
iSTOX has enhanced its bond program to allow for the issuance and trading of fractional wholesale bonds under medium-term notes (MTN) programmes listed on Singapore Exchange (SGX). In so doing, it will be able to bring SGX-listed wholesale bonds to a far wider pool of investors.
August 2020 featured a low volatility environment compared to previous years, as sentiment around the macro backdrop and the Covid-19 recovery improved, and the ongoing growth in central bank balance sheets proved a boon for risky assets. But with economic data having little impact on prices and a larger share of the market owned by domestic commercial banks, are developed government bond markets at risk of Japanification?
The Investment Association (IA) has launched a consultation into the future of its Global Bonds sector.
Germany’s first sovereign green bond draws huge demand as ‘twinning’ strategy addresses investors’ liquidity concerns
Germany has joined a growing pool of sovereign issuers of green bonds with the launch of a EUR6.5 billion green bond, which was more than five times oversubscribed by investors, who placed over EUR33 billion in orders.
Bedford Row Capital PLC launches short-dated Insured Money Market Certificates to finance global agricultural supply chains
Bedford Row Capital (BRC) has launched EUR, CHF, USD and GBP denominated Shari'a-compliant and conventional short dated Insured Money Market Certificates (IMMC).
Institutional investors continue to shun active equities strategies in favour of fixed income, with allocations to high yield, corporate, and core bond strategies in the US rising fastest.
China Construction Bank (CCB) has listed two green bonds of USD700 million US dollars and USD500 million on Nasdaq Dubai.