• Supranationals head out into non-core currencies

    Supranationals head out into non-core currencies

    World Bank hit the Canadian dollar market on Wednesday to begin its 2019/20 benchmark funding programme. It followed the European Investment Bank and KfW which have also been active in non-core currencies this week.

  • New Commission boss pledges €1tr of sustainable finance

    New Commission boss pledges €1tr of sustainable finance

    After her narrowly passed confirmation vote in the European Parliament on Tuesday evening, new European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen is set to establish a sustainable investment plan and to green the European Investment Bank.

  • ESM shakes up senior management

    ESM shakes up senior management

    The European Stability Mechanism has reorganised its senior management team with a series of internal appointments and reshuffles.

  • Investors welcome EC’s first female president

    Investors welcome EC’s first female president

    Ursula von der Leyen has been picked as the first female president of the European Commission as Christine Lagarde quit her IMF job following her European Central Bank governor nomination. Fixed income investors have welcomed the change of occupant in some of the bloc’s most powerful seats of office.

  • NatWest Markets launches ESG deposit product

    NatWest Markets launches ESG deposit product

    NatWest Markets, the investment bank owned by Royal Bank of Scotland, is launching its own environmental, social and governance deposit product, responding to a desire among companies, public bodies and investment firms to invest their cash ethically.

  • EIB keeps sterling trickling in SSAs

    EIB keeps sterling trickling in SSAs

    The European Investment Bank mandated banks for a sterling tap on Tuesday to keep supply running on course for a record year in the public sector bond market.

  • Dollar investors offer mixed receptions to SSA trio

    Dollar investors offer mixed receptions to SSA trio

    SSA names found the going varied in dollars on Tuesday, with the Inter-American Development Bank only just covering the minimum size of its tightly priced short end trade while Land NRW and L-Bank saw chunkier demand.

  • SSA names hit dollars in force

    SSA names hit dollars in force

    A trio of issuers burst into the sovereign, supranational and agency dollar market on Monday, as syndicate officials say they have been pleasantly surprised by how quickly the sector bounced back after a tricky period.

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