Fixed Income

“oekom Country Rating 2017: sustainability assessment of 56 countries and the European Union” – oekom research AG – February 10, 2017

In its January 2017 newsletter, the German sustainability rating company oekom research AG announced the publication of its latest Country Rating. “In its latest Country Rating, oekom research assessed a total of 57 nations, including the EU, OECD and BRICS nations, as well as key Asian and South American countries in terms of their respective […]

“Banks Finance More Palm Oil Than Investors – Investors Face Indirect Exposure” – Chain Reaction Research – February 4, 2017

On February 4, 2017 Chain Reaction Research published a report analyzing the bank financing – loans as well as debt and equity underwriting – of 16 major palm oil companies from 2006 to 2015.  The analysis concludes that banks are more important financiers of palm oil companies than debt or equity.  Banks therefore face more […]