• Sustainable bond market risks fragmentation amid 'regulatory overload'

    25 May 2023

    By Ahren Lester at the ICMA AGM in Paris

  • Ground-breaking PRI sovereign investor engagement initiative expands

    24 May 2023

    More investors have been asked to join a ground-breaking collaborative fixed income investor engagement initiative for sovereign issuers coordinated by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

  • ELFA, ICMA publish high-yield SLB guidance to 'enhance effectiveness'

    23 May 2023

    Recommendations have been published to "enhance the impact and effectiveness" of the high-yield sustainability-linked bond (SLB) market, after areas of "unique" inconsistency and inadequacy were identified.

  • 'Huge opportunities' for gender-focused corporate sustainable bond growth

    22 May 2023

    Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) said there are "huge opportunities" for growth in gender-focused sustainable bond issuance, especially for corporate bonds, as markets increasingly look for instruments tied to "tangible and positive impacts".

  • German green bond offers 'slender' greenium

    19 May 2023

    The €5.25 billion ($5.7 billion) German green bond was issued with a 'greenium' of just half a basis point (bp), which Bloomberg said was significantly smaller than previous green bonds from the country.

  • LGX: Gender-focused bonds are growing, but reporting is limited

    17 May 2023

    A report from Luxembourg Stock Exchange shows the market for gender-focused bonds deserves better impact reporting. Ahren Lester reports