Archive

  • Barclays commits to finance energy transition

    09 February 2024
  • ESG fund launches in 2023 'down but not out', says Barclays

    06 February 2024

    The number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) fund launches fell sharply in 2023, with passively managed funds bearing the brunt of the slowdown.

  • AfDB launches ground-breaking 'sustainable hybrid' bond

    30 January 2024

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched the first 'sustainable hybrid capital' bond from a multi-lateral development bank (MDB).

  • Texas brands Barclays 'fossil fuel boycotter' alongside muni bond ban

    29 January 2024

    The Attorney General of Texas has banned Barclays from underwriting municipal bonds in the oil rich US state after it classified the UK-listed bank as being a "fossil fuel boycotter".

  • People Moves, 19 January: Finnfund, Palatine, HSBC, Barclays ... and more

    19 January 2024
  • Euro, US dollar sustainable bond liquidity diverges in 2023

    12 January 2024

    The declining issuance of sustainable bonds in the US is leaving its mark on secondary market liquidity for the instruments, according to Barclays.

  • People Moves, 12 January: Barclays, Impax, ABN AMRO, Natixis ... and more

    12 January 2024
  • ESG fund flows outperform broader market in 'resilient' 2023

    08 January 2024

    The flows into environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused funds "outstripped" the broader market in 2023 despite overall inflow totals remaining lower than recent records, according to Barclays research.

  • Corporate sustainable bond issuance 'slump' to reverse in 2024, says Barclays

    05 January 2024

    Corporate sustainable bond issuance in 2024 is forecast to reverse following a two-year "slump" as US dollar supply returns to growth following a sharp decline in 2023, according to Barclays.

  • Barclays: UK 'Sustainability Improvers' fund label risks being 'catch-all'

    04 January 2024

    The 'Sustainability Improvers' label under the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) voluntary fund labelling rules risks being a "catch-all" investment category, warned Barclays.