• 'Positive' response to TVO's €600m 'nuclear' green bond

    16 May 2024

    Finnish nuclear power firm Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO) has raised €600 million ($650 million) from its debut green bond, with the transaction more than three-times oversubscribed.

  • Robeco: 'Greater clarity' on transition finance sought by Asian bond fund tilt

    16 May 2024

    Robeco hopes that integrating a "transition bucket" into its Asian sustainable bond fund will help develop clearer definitions for transition finance in the market, as it also looks to launch further transition-focused funds.

  • Bond round-up: Aldar Properties, UK, Italy ... and more

    15 May 2024
  • Difference between sustainable bonds, sukuk are 'quite minimal'

    15 May 2024

    The overall differences between sustainable sukuk and bond instruments are "quite minimal," according to experts - but recently published guidance remains a work-in-progress for building confidence in the market for issuers and investors.

  • Record orderbook as Italy raises €9bn from new green bond

    14 May 2024

    Italy has returned to the green bond market with a new green bond, with the €9 billion ($9.7 billion) deal securing the biggest orderbook for a green bond from the sovereign to date.

  • Annual sustainable sukuk issuance to double 'soon' after guidance

    14 May 2024

    Annual issuance of sustainable sukuk could more than double to reach $30 billion "soon" amid rising interest for the Islamic sustainable finance instrument and the publication of key market guidance, market experts have argued.

  • SLB popularity growing among Nordic real estate, muni issuers

    13 May 2024

    Sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) are increasingly becoming popular among real estate and municipal issuers in Nordic countries, according to Danske Bank - as the performance-based instrument continues to appeal to issuers in the region.

  • Turk Telecom readies $500m sustainability bond debut

    09 May 2024

    Turk Telecom is preparing to raise up to $500 million from its inaugural sustainability bond, which would make it the first Turkish telecommunications firm to enter the sustainable bond market.

  • Bond round-up: Germany, Volvo, Banobras... and more

    08 May 2024
  • 'Significant' sustainable sukuk growth potential as 2024 starts strongly

    08 May 2024

    Sustainable sukuk issuance in the first three months of 2024 reached record levels after a ground-breaking 2023 for issuance, and market experts argue greater market confidence is set to support the further growth potential for the sustainable Islamic bond market.