Asia opens year with green bond after record-breaking 2017

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By Addison Gong
04 Jan 2018

Will 2018 be yet another record year for Asia’s green bond market? The signs were good this week. Swire Properties chose the format for the region’s first dollar bond of the year. Addison Gong reports.

Green bonds are undeniably enjoying a boom period. Last year marked the fifth straight record year for green issuance globally, with more than $106bn of supply, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The bank has projected a base-case of $110bn-$135bn of issuance in 2018, and up to ...

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