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Europe

Giant Swedish Wind Park Targets Turbines as Tall As Eiffel Tower

The developer of Europe’s biggest onshore wind park in Sweden has its eyes on a new milestone in renewable energy. Svevind AB is working on...

Largest Russian Bank Seeks Permission to Launch Blockchain

Sberbank, the largest Russian state-owned lender, has applied to the country’s central bank seeking approval for launching a blockchain-based platform that will allow the...

HSBC Launches Sustainable and Transition Finance Team in Middle East

HSBC has announced the formation of a dedicated Sustainable and Transition Finance Team in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT). The Team...

UK-Based IFG.VC Islamic Angel Syndicate Formally Launches

An Islamic angel syndicate platform that connects start-ups seeking investments formally launched recently. The IFG.VC angel syndicate, a subsidiary of Islamic Finance Guru (IFG), began...

Bank of France Settles $2.4M Fund in Central Bank Digital Currency...

The Bank of France successfully piloted a central bank digital currency — or CBDC — experiment in December, using the technology to settle monetary...

Brussels Postponed Green Finance Rules after 10 EU States Wielded Veto

The EU executive published the draft implementing rules on 20 November, touting the proposal as “the world’s first-ever ‘green-list’” of economic activities aimed at...