Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

AC Energy Launches USD-60m Tap Issue on Senior Green Bond

Philippine-based firm AC Energy Inc has launched a USD-60-million (EUR 53.4m) tap issue on its five-year senior green bond due in 2024 via private...

Blockchain Australia Seeks to Build Industry Confidence With New CEO

Blockchain Australia has appointed a new CEO in an effort to improve blockchain awareness and application across Australia. The new head of Blockchain Australia, Steve...

Indonesia Raises $930m in Samurai Bonds to Fund Pandemic Response

Indonesia has raised 100 billion yen (US$930 million) from the issuance of five-tranche samurai bonds to help the government cover the fiscal deficit and...

Paltry Returns Under Islamic Banking Mode

With a steep fall in interest rates, the saver is at a disadvantage in Pakistan. National savings rate in terms of GDP is less...

Nasdaq Dubai Lists Three Sukuk Valued at $2.5b by Indonesian Government

Nasdaq Dubai on Wednesday welcomed the listing of three sukuk issued by the government of Indonesia with a total value of $2.5 billion. The...

Uzbekistan Eyes Green Debt Sale Marketed as Sukuk

Uzbekistan is eyeing a green debt sale that would be marketed as a sukuk in a package that would appeal to the Islamic financial...