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Libor’s final days

March 15, 2023

The journey to new market reference rates is reaching its destination. While many significant milestones have been hit, there are still some lingering issues to overcome, such as “tough” legacy contracts.

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EU changes tack on euro derivatives clearing in London

February 13, 2023

Carrot or stick? That is the question that policy-makers in Brussels face as they put pen to paper on new laws that will seek to make EU clearing services more attractive and resilient.

Jeremy Warren, Mik Breiterman-Loader, Russell Ashcraft, JP Gallipoli, Nora Rodriguez Ponce and Anjuli Pandit

HSBC supports Uruguay’s green ambitions

January 27, 2023

The sustainability-linked bond provides a way for Uruguay to highlight its commitment to the Paris Agreement by introducing financial consequences for missing its sustainability targets.

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Bank lending to governments influenced by cultural stereotypes in Europe

January 13, 2023

Ongoing research finds “a feeling of trust in a country’s population is a vital component in a bank’s decision to lend to a government”.

Juan Rodriguez Andrade and James Palmer of Bank of America

Bank of America converts market conditions into bond success

January 5, 2023

The bank believes a perfect storm is building for convertible bond issuance in the year ahead. 

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Goldman Sachs’s cross-markets group going strong three years on

January 4, 2023

The bank has overcome initial scepticism about its commitment to the mid-market says CMG head, David Friedland, emphasising that it remains a key focus area for the firm.

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Cover story: Building up the voluntary carbon markets

January 3, 2023

Marie Kemplay explores significant developments underway within the voluntary carbon markets.

Alex Hartman

Northvolt continues to charge up its growth ambitions

December 23, 2022

The Swedish battery manufacturer has used a range of capital raising structures since 2017 to fund its expansion. 

Henrik Raber

Standard Chartered sees bright spots for emerging markets capital flows

December 22, 2022

Although economic challenges remain, Standard Chartered’s head of global credit markets is optimistic there will be several positive drivers for capital markets activity in 2023.


CapitaLand Ascott Trust takes responsible path to growth

November 28, 2022

The real estate investor argues its focus on the environmental credentials of its buildings will deliver long-term value. 

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