Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Green Bond Issuance: A New Project Financing Channel

As China pays more attention to environmental protection, renewable energy and other green industries, it has made a line of policies since 2015 to...

Perak Transit to Raise RM500m via Sukuk

Perak Transit Bhd plans to raise up to RM500 million by establishing a sukuk murabahah programme to refinance the group’s bank borrowings. The money will...

Messaging App LINE’s Crypto Exchange Goes Live for 80 Million Users...

Messaging app LINE has officially launched a cryptocurrency exchange service for its 80 million users based in Japan, days after the platform received final...

KIIFB Set to Raise $250 Million via Green Bond

Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Fund Board, a special purpose investment vehicle of the state government, is raising $250 million through India’s first green bond issue...

Pakistan Islamic Banks’ Market Share Rises to 14.4%

Market share of Islamic banking assets in the overall banking industry in Pakistan by the end of last fiscal year rose to 14.4% compared...

AIFC Develops Regulatory Framework to Grow Green Finance

The Astana International Finance Centre (AIFC) is developing a framework to facilitate the growing green finance sector in Kazakhstan, AIFC Board Chairman Kairat Kelimbetov...