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North America

Ivanhoé Cambridge Issues C$300m of Five-Year Green Bonds

Ivanhoé Cambridge has become the first Canadian real estate corporation to launch an unsecured green bond. The real estate arm of Caisse de dépôt...

Nasdaq Increases Transparency In Sustainable Bonds

Anne-Charlotte Eliasson, head of European fixed income listings at Nasdaq, said the launch of the Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network should boost the growth of...

Of Monetary Economics, Zero Interest Rates and Islamic Finance

The interest rate is the compensation paid for the use of money. In neo-classical economics, the prevailing rate of interest is the rate that...

Microsoft Azure Announces Blockchain Token and Data Management Service

Microsoft’s blockchain-enabled cloud service Microsoft Azure announced new tokenization and blockchain data management services. In a post published on the official Microsoft Azure blog on Dec. 6,...

How Walmart And Others Are Riding A Blockchain Wave To Supply...

Blockchain technology as a potential solution has been applied to all of the large ecosystems that have issues with real-time data access, partners privacy, traceability...

California Pension Fund Goes Green With Muni-Bond Debut

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System may have just missed its investment goal but its debut municipal-bond sale Thursday is right on target. The public pension, the...