Capital Markets

“Amundi and AIIB launch Asia climate bond portfolio” – Professional Pensions – September 13, 2019

On September 13 2019 Professional Pensions reported that the “Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Amundi have launched a $500m (£403m) Asia climate bond portfolio. The joint project – which expects to mobilise a further $500m from climate change-focused institutional investors – comes as AIIB and Amundi have developed a climate change investment framework […]

“IFC Treasurer: “Global debt markets are undergoing rapid transformation” – Bonds & Loans – September 10, 2019

On September 10, 2019 Bonds & Loans reported that “(b)Bond markets are not particularly well-known for being cutting edge. The vast majority of trading still takes place over the phone, and the settlement process more often than not still takes days rather than hours or minutes. But in emerging markets, where funding innovation is helping […]