Equity investors: more aware of climate risk?

Economists at the European Central Bank said that stock markets were better than banks at reallocating investment towards greener sectors because of the greater role that equity plays in financing energy efficient sectors.

  • By Phil Thornton
  • 28 Nov 2019

They said that innovative sectors that had more intensive research and development grew faster in countries with deeper stock markets, while sectors rich in tangible assets expanded faster in economies that relied more on debt financing.

Deeper stock markets correlated with more green patenting in traditionally carbon-intensive industries. ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13.54 58 6.87%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 10.85 65 5.51%
3 HSBC 10.35 74 5.25%
4 BNP Paribas 10.27 65 5.21%
5 JPMorgan 9.24 61 4.69%