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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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Estonia’s latest eurobond issuance attracts newcomers

January 26, 2023

While market conditions were fragile in 2022, the republic found a good window in October to launch its second sovereign bond in two years.  

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Fintech innovation for efficiency gains

January 25, 2023

Broadridge’s president talks to The Banker about its focus on driving efficiencies in capital markets, asset and wealth management, governance and compliance.

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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.

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Leveraged finance: darkest before dawn?

December 7, 2022

The outlook for leveraged finance in the short term seems bleak, though there are reasons to be hopeful looking further ahead.

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