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Regulators should loosen capital requirements for certain investors to hold green bonds in order to boost the size of the market, a senior portfolio manager at Aegon has told SSA Markets.
DBJ brings green to Japanese benchmarks Publish date | 30 September 2014
Development Bank of Japan brought green bonds back to what could be considered their spiritual home on Tuesday, pricing the first green syndication from a Japanese issuer. Japanese retail buyers were one of the first investor bases to become involved in SRI investment through Uridashi notes.
World Bank squeezes through narrow dollar window Publish date | 30 September 2014
World Bank was set to print a five year global at the tight end of guidance on Tuesday afternoon, having nipped into a short window for dollar issuance this week ahead of holidays in Asia.
|Rank||Lead manager||Amount $m||No of deals||Share %|
|9||Bank of America Merrill Lynch||38,461||126||3.54|