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Vietnam: an emerging market in waiting

To qualify for emerging market status in MSCI’s suite of indices, and maybe FTSE's too, Vietnam needs to do more to attract foreign investors. A landmark new securities law comes not before time.
June 03, 2019

HK to issue first sovereign green bond

The upcoming launch of Hong Kong's first sovereign green bond and recent green measures will grow the city's green financial market in scale and maturity.
May 21, 2019

Chinese green bonds go global

As China's green bonds harmonise with international standards, international investor demand for them is expected to grow in London, Luxembourg and Hong Kong.
March 05, 2019

Indices to give Chinese bonds a boost

Foreign investment in China's bond market is likely to increase as Chinese bonds are included in ever-more international indices.
January 21, 2019