Structured Bonds - All Articles

  • Securitization could open floodgate for green finance

    ABS market participants speaking on Thursday said they are confident that the use of securitization could open up the market for financing green initiatives, but a lack of standardization and regulatory hurdles could keep the market from going mainstream.

  • EIB, China start harmonising green bonds

    A technical document designed to connect China’s green bond market with that of the Western world could also be a first step in building a globally coherent green bond market, in which bonds of different kinds are more comparable.

  • Investors’ call at COP 23: give us projects to invest in

    Financial institutions will be making a flurry of announcements at the COP 23 climate change conference in Bonn over the next fortnight, detailing new initiatives and pledges. But more important may be any signs that countries are getting better at turning their climate ambitions into projects investors can put money into.

  • Trump picks 'Yellen 2.0' to keep bull market running

    Capital markets breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday, as it became clear US president Donald Trump was going to pick Jerome Powell as the next Fed chair — a choice seen as most likely to keep the US equity bull run going, writes Sam Kerr.

  • Housing & Care 21 builds legion of new investors

    Housing & Care 21, a provider of housing and care services for the elderly in the UK, made a successful debut corporate bond debut on Wednesday when it sold a £250m 30 year deal that grew its sector's presence in the sterling market.