green bonds

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

IFC and ADB invest in inaugural $410m climate bond

Two of the world’s largest development lenders kick-start 2019 with a combined $95 million investment in AC Energy’s inaugural $410 million certified climate bond, listed on the Singapore exchange.
February 08, 2019

S&P wins race for China's $11t bond market

Investors can now turn to a familiar face in China as S&P Global is granted the first licence to offer credit ratings services. Will this be a game-changer?
January 29, 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

Dirty downgrades: how ESG can affect credit ratings

Fitch Ratings will use a new system to study ESG factors when compiling credit ratings. Moody’s warns that debt worth $2.2 trillion across 11 sectors could be downgraded due to environmental risk.
January 09, 2019