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Exchanges ramp up sustainable investment products as ESG disclosure lags behind

Exchanges ramp up sustainable investment products as ESG disclosure lags behind

Global exchanges are making the most of growing investor demand for sustainable products and ramping up their provision of ‘green’ bonds, making them the most commonly offered ESG investments for the first time, according to The World Federation of Exchanges’ (WFE) sixth annual sustainability survey. 

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S&P forecasts uneven and unequal recovery in global credit

S&P forecasts uneven and unequal recovery in global credit

The Covid-19-led recession will likely weigh on credit metrics well into 2023 from the combination of lost output and debt overhang, threatening corporate solvency, says S&P Global Ratings. The firm also believes the shape of recovery will differ from previous crises, with a wide range of outcomes across industries and geographies, and accelerating some secular industry shifts.