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Equinix Issues its First Green Bond for €1bn

Equinix (Nasdaq: EQIX) has announced that it priced $1.85 billion in bonds, including $1.35 billion in its inaugural green bond offering. This is the data...

The $2.5t Islamic Finance Sector to Rebound Gradually

The $2.5 trillion global Islamic finance industry is on course to return to slow growth in 2021 after recovering from Covid-imposed lockdowns and subsequent...

Bank of America Sells $2 Billion of Bonds to Help Fight...

Bank of America Corp. raised $2 billion in the debt markets on Tuesday, with the funding slated to help combat income and social inequality...

Fitch Named Best Islamic Finance Rating Agency by GIFA 2020

Fitch Ratings has been recognised as the Best Islamic Finance Rating Agency by the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) 2020. The objective of GIFA is...

Verizon Is Issuing Another ‘Green Bond’

Green refers to more than just the color of money in the bond market these days. Wireless giant Verizon Communications priced its second so-called...

Aghaz Raises $400,000 Pre-Seed for Its Islamic Robo-Advisory Platform

Seattle-based investment platform Aghaz Investments has raised $400,000 in a pre-seed round, it told MENAbytes today. The money came from angel investors in the...