Unlike 2008, they are a key part of the solution to this crisis rather than the cause of the problem
As it predicts total issuance could jump 50% compared with 2020
At launch, it will offer 10 funds investing in European, eurozone, US and emerging market equities, together with European fixed income
NDB is a multilateral development bank set up in 2015 by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
Investors behaving like fund managers by trading active funds opportunistically and ‘buying and holding’ index trackers
The concept of a green premium or ‘greenium’ has been mooted and disputed but may hold some water
German state development bank issued 14 bonds in six currencies
Italy has launched its €8.5bn inaugural green bond – 2021’s first major green sovereign issue.
Specialist fixed income manager BlueBay Asset Management has appointed Stefano Colombo as director, institutional sales Italy.
Is this a sign that European investors should back away from fixed income?