Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Malaysia Debt Ventures Issues RM230m Islamic Medium-Term Notes

Malaysia Debt Ventures Bhd (MDV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Minister of Finance Inc, has issued a RM230 million Islamic medium-term notes (iMTN) from...

Islamic Finance Body IILM Appoints New Acting CEO

The International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp (IILM) has appointed Umar Oseni as its acting chief executive after the resignation of Abdoul Aziz Ba, the...

ADB Raises $750 Mn With 10-Year Green Bond to Finance Climate...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $750 million to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with an issue of a 10-year...

Securities Commission Malaysia Announces Liberalised Regulatory Framework for Bond, Sukuk Market

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has announced the liberalisation of its regulatory framework to facilitate greater retail access to the RM1.3 trillion Malaysian bond...

Fitch Rates State Bank of India’s Proposed Green Bonds ‘BBB-(EXP)’

Fitch Ratings has assigned State Bank of India's (SBI, BBB-/Stable) proposed senior unsecured debt an expected rating of 'BBB-(EXP)'. SBI plans to use the proceeds...

ESG Investment Demand Set to Escalate in Asia

Private banks in Asia are in the midst of one of the largest transfers of wealth in history. In the coming decade, Asia will...