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Chinese perpetual bonds: capital idea

Bank of China’s landmark onshore perpetual bond deal opens up a new fundraising avenue for the capital-strapped banking sector.
January 30, 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

Why Queensland is pushing a broader type of green bond

The state treasury is going beyond the Climate Bond Initiative definition of 'green' as it seeks to stop flooding and save the Great Barrier Reef. It's grappling with dilemmas ESG investors also have to face.
August 06, 2018

Why NagaCorp bond marked a rare win for investors

First ever bond issue from Cambodia comes up trumps despite being caught in the crosshairs of emerging market volatility and the deadening weight of Chinese property credits on secondary market spreads.
May 16, 2018