Green bonds, Chinese style
China was the big story in the green bond market in 2016, with $30.5 billion issued in the year, accounting for nearly a third of global issuance. Carole Ross reveals the idiosyncrasies of this unique market and where the opportunities lie for Western investors.
Green Bond Round Up - 11 January 2017
Yunnan Water has issued a privately placed RMB1.8 billion ($260 million) green bond.
ADB prices $1.3bn green bond
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has priced a dual-tranche, dollar-denominated green bond, raising $1.3 billion.
Green bond issuance outstrips 2015 total
Issuance of labelled green bonds this year has already surpassed the total recorded in 2015, thanks to two more large bonds from Chinese banks.
China issues $6bn of green bonds in one week
Three Chinese issuers came to the market with CNY40.25 billion ($6.03 billion) of domestic green bonds last week, continuing a strong year for the country's green bond market.
Chinese bank issues largest international green bond
One of China's largest state-owned commercial banks has issued the largest green bond to date in the international markets.
Green bonds in Asia - the challenges and opportunities
The take-up of green bonds in Asia has been frustratingly slow, and there is no sign yet that companies are embracing the asset class en masse, argues Vicky Münzer-Jones
BAML tops green bond underwriter's league table, but Chinese banks storm top five
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) regained its title as the leading underwriter in the green bond market in the first quarter of 2016, although Chinese underwriters are now breathing down its neck.
EF BRIEFS: CalPERS, Chinese green bonds, Massachusetts Water
Task force to adopt list of states with similar rules, clearing the way for 2017 take off
Shanghai Pudong returns to green bond market
The Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB) is set to tap the green bond market again, just two months after its mammoth inaugural issue.