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Who are Sovereign Green Bonds Advertising To?

Government bonds increasingly come in flavours other than vanilla, as finance ministries advertise their credentials in new and exciting areas of the capital markets. But...

After Acquiring Islamic Finance Certification, Swiss-based Crypto Company Targets Middle East...

X8 AG, a Swiss-based fintech company, has acquired Islamic Finance certification from Islamic scholars of Shariah Review Bureau for its very own virtual currency...

Dutch Pension Funds Have Limited Stake in Domestic Green Bonds

Dutch pension funds have a limited stake in locally issued corporate green bonds, according to IPE’s Dutch sister publication Pensioen Pro. Drawing on statistics from...

UK Lags European Peers on ESG Scorecard

The UK lags many of its European peers, including peripheral names like Ireland and Spain, under a new environmental, social and governance ratings model...

New Green Bond Segment On The Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Deutsche Börse has launched a new segment for green bonds on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. It currently includes about 150 bonds that comply with...

Swiss Cryptocurrency Firm X8 Obtains Islamic Finance Certification for Sharia-Compliant Stablecoin

Switzerland-based financial technology firm X8 AG has obtained certification from Islamic scholars for its digital currency, with plans to expand its business in the...