Social bonds ‘come to the rescue’ during pandemic

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By Alice Huang
03 Aug 2020

Social and sustainability bonds have blossomed in Asia amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with debt bankers expecting more supply from the asset class for the rest of the year.

The green, social and sustainability bond market in Asia was busy in July.

The Philippines’ Manila Water Co debuted in the international market with a sustainability bond on July 23. South Korea’s NongHyup Bank raised a Covid-19 linked bond on July 13 and Chinese property ...

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