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  • OeKB makes sustainability debut

    OeKB makes sustainability debut

    Oesterreichische Kontrollbank hit screens on Tuesday with its first ever sustainability bond, raising €500m with an eight year benchmark.

  • France to boost bond issuance in 2020

    France to boost bond issuance in 2020

    Agence France Trésor, the French sovereign debt office, has announced that it will increase its issuance of government bonds next year, which is partly being driven by the absorption of some of SNCF Réseau’s debt.

  • UK seeks second sukuk syndicate

    UK seeks second sukuk syndicate

    The UK Treasury has started the search for the banks that will structure its second sukuk, planned for early next year.

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  • Bond awards like no other

    GlobalCapital has held its Bond Awards every year for the past 12 years — but never like this. For the first time, we are revealing the winners in a virtual ceremony in September rather than at our London awards dinner in May.

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  • Will the Next Gen loans be needed?

    Europe’s bevy of recovery lending packages is undoubtedly a welcome gesture, but it may remain just that — a gesture. If trends continue as they are, some countries may prefer market lending to concessional loans from Europe.

  • EU rundown, US meltdown, climate lockdown

    This week in Keeping Tabs: what explains the relative performance of different EU countries and what does this mean for fiscal and monetary policy; why you should brace for US election chaos; and how to harness finance for green purposes.