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Europe

UK Lines Up Sophomore Sovereign Sukuk for First Half of 2021:...

The government of the United Kingdom plans to issue its second sovereign sukuk during the first half of 2021, according to a UK Treasury...

ECB Grants Banking Licence to SME Bank

On the proposal of the Bank of Lithuania, the European Central Bank (ECB) has issued a specialised bank licence to a neobank, SME Bank,...

First Set of Green Bonds to Be Issued by Moscow

Moscow is preparing to enter the bond market, with the first bond issue planned for this spring, said Vladimir Efimov, Deputy Mayor of Moscow...

Budget is Vital Test of UK Government’s Green Credential

The Guardian reports that the UK budget – due to be revealed by chancellor Rishi Sunak tomorrow – is the last formal budget to...

FCA Releases Detailed 5-point Plan to Make UK a Fintech Powerhouse

Upon the announcement of the United Kingdom budget for 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak commissioned Ron Kalifa to conduct an independent review of the U.K....

Green Bonds Persevere as Volatility Takes Toll

De Volksbank and SpareBank 1 Ostlandet hit the market each with €500m seven-year green bonds on Wednesday and were met by modest volumes of...