GREEN BONDS

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Markets have welcomed the announcement of Australia’s first-ever sovereign green bond, planned for mid-2024, though managers remind investors that not all green bonds are...

Funds management

A fixed income manager has welcomed the launch of Australia’s green bond program but warns it will need to meet high standards given its lateness to join the race. ...

Funds management

The Global Core Impact Bond strategy will offer an actively managed, multi-currency global bond portfolio that invests across global fixed income markets....

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Funds management

Issuance of green bonds almost tripled to $111 billion in the first quarter, compared to the same period a year ago, as investors seek alignment with climate-risk and env...

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Funds management

Green bonds experienced a steady recovery last year, representing the largest part of the sustainable debt universe which rose to $543 billion....

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Financial planning

The investment and financial management arm of the New South Wales public sector, TCorp has achieved strong results for the new $1.3 billion November 2030 Green Bond. ...

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Funds management

Issues such as narrow sector issuance, currency issues and credit quality are starting to be addressed to allow the asset class to play a good role in portfolios, accordi...

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Funds management

Global assets in green bonds reached €13.8 billion at the end of the first half of 2020 after seeing 30% growth, according to Fitch Ratings....

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BetaShares has announced it has added to its ethical range with new diversified bond exchange traded fund....

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Funds management

Although Australia maintained its position in top three countries in the Asia Pacific region as far as green bonds were issued, it still needs to accelerate domestic gree...

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Funds management

QIC Global Real Estate has issued a $300 million green bond for capital expenditure associated with the retail property sector....

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Financial planning

Impact bonds are falling short of minimum standards for sustainability, according to global asset and risk manager, Insight Investment....

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Funds management

FTSE Russell has announced the launch of the Chinese Green bond Index series, which will benchmark securities where proceeds are used to finance environmental projects in...

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My view is that after 2026 there will be quite a bit less than 10,000 'advisers' (investment advisers) and less than 100...

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Jason Warlond

Dugald makes a great point that not everyone's definition of green is the same and gives a good example. Funds have bee...

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Jasmin Jakupovic

How did they get the AFSL in the first place? Given the green light by ASIC. This is terrible example of ASIC's incompet...

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The verdict in the class action case against AMP Financial Planning has been delivered in the Federal Court by Justice Moshinsky....

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