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Moscow sets sights on green bond

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Moscow sets sights on green bond

The City of Moscow will enter the bond market as soon as this spring, after a long hiatus from the market, according to a senior politician. The municipality has also set its sights on a green bond, which would mark a first for the government.

  

  

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  • TD’s Rehman heads back to Toronto

    TD’s Rehman heads back to Toronto

    Sameer Rehman, director of debt and capital markets at TD Securities in London, is heading back to Toronto after 12 years in the UK to focus on Canadian public sector borrowers.

  • HSBC GBM to double down in Asia, Middle East

    HSBC GBM to double down in Asia, Middle East

    HSBC's global banking and markets division (GBM) plans to invest in Asia and plug more than half its risk-weighted assets (RWAs) in the Apac region and the Middle East by 2022, the bank outlined when reporting its full-year results on Tuesday. Meanwhile, in the final three months of last year, global banking revenues fell year-on-year, but proceeds from equities more than doubled.

  • Bots hires two ahead of live pilot of DCM platform in Q2

    Bots hires two ahead of live pilot of DCM platform in Q2

    Bond Origination Technologies (Bots), a new tech company that aims to automate pricing indications in the primary debt capital markets, has made two hires as it prepares to launch its first live pilot in the second quarter.

  • UniCredit baffled by Wirecard 'moonlighting' allegation

    UniCredit baffled by Wirecard 'moonlighting' allegation

    A report that Jana Hecker, global head of equity syndicate and equity capital markets at UniCredit, had worked privately for Markus Braun, the imprisoned former CEO of Wirecard, stunned UniCredit employees on Friday afternoon when it appeared in the Financial Times.

  • Schuldscheine: die or defer

    The Schuldschein market must adapt if it wants to win back its international borrower base. While competing with public bonds on price may be out of reach, the instrument can take a leaf out of the US private placement’s book and introduce deferred funding.

  

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by David Rothnie

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