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Europe’s Green-Bond Sales Flourish Even as Debt Issuance Withers

Borrowers from around the world are tapping Europe’s green-bond market, fanning a sales boom that has bucked this year’s wider debt-issuance slump. Ireland, railway developer...

Axa IM Starts Next Phase of Responsible Investment Plan

Axa Investment Managers has announced its organisational structure for deeper integration of responsible investment processes. The firm says this is the next stage of...

Islamic Finance: a Cheaper, More Ethical Alternative

Making stretched financial resources go further is an unrelenting task for local government. Against this challenging backdrop, councils have started to explore Islamic Finance...

Diageo Among Major Corporates Added to 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

UK drinks giant Diageo, US software services firm salesforce.com, and engineering services player Schlumberger were among the largest additions to the world group of...

Europe’s Central Bank Wants Nothing to Do With Cryptocurrency (for Now)

Europe’s central bank (ECB) won’t be touching cryptocurrency any time soon. Its president Mario Draghi shot down hopes of an EU-sanctioned digital currency, criticising...

Chinese Domestic Green Bond Indices Displayed on Luxemburg Bourse

Prices of three of China Central Depository & Clearing's (CCDC) domestic green bond indices were simultaneously displayed in the Luxembourg bourse starting Wednesday. The bonds...