S&P Global Ratings forecasts an increase in global sukuk issuance this year, as issuers in core Islamic finance countries return to the market amid exceptionally low interest rates and ample liquidity provided by central banks.
China treasury bond issuance in 2021 will hold steady to this year's if no special-anti-virus bonds are sold, Reuters reported on Friday (Dec. 25), citing two sources, who attended a recent meeting held by China’s ministry of finance.
IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, structured and subscribed a social bond with a gender focus issued by Banco W S.A. and registered in the Colombian Stock Exchange on Nov.
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) on Oct 27 marked the listing of the first social bond issued under the EU SURE programme.
Weaker public finances and the shock to economic growth, together with its potential impact on medium-term growth and fiscal dynamics appear the main channels through which the Covid-19 crisis can affect the sovereign credit ratings of the Baltic states, Fitch Ratings say
More public investors are looking to raise their allocations to government bonds than cut back, according to a survey conducted between April and June by Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF).
The issuance of social bonds is growing as investors are now turning their attention to this asset class as a way of integrating social impact into their portfolios.
Governments around the world have issue more debt than ever before in April, following the Covid-19 outbreak.
In their six-hour video conference call last Thursday (March 28) the 27 EU leaders postponed a final decision on the introduction of Eurobonds-or coronabonds- as a joint instrument for funding member states’ fights against the coronavirus.
Argentina announced Tuesday (Feb. 11) it will postpone a $1.47 billion principal payment on a peso-denominated bond that had been due on Thursday (Feb. 13).