People & Markets

  • Citi sets up unit to advise governments on digitalisation

    Citi sets up unit to advise governments on digitalisation

    Naveed Sultan will develop and lead a new digital policy, strategy and advisory practice for governments, corporates and financial institutions at Citi, and has been appointed chairman in the bank's institutional clients group (ICG).

  • Agora snags Estlin as adviser

    Peter Estlin, a former lord mayor of the City of London and group financial controller at Barclays, has joined Digital Debt Capital Markets, the company behind the Agora software, the start-up founded by fellow Barclays alumnus and bond market veteran, Charlie Berman.

  • Guest view: The ECB can axe Alberta bonds’ repo eligibility

    Guest view: The ECB can axe Alberta bonds’ repo eligibility

    GlobalCapital has argued that it is not the ECB’s job to exclude individual borrowers’ bonds from its list of repo-eligible securities on environmental grounds, in response to our call for the Province of Alberta’s debt to be removed from its list of eligible marketable assets (EMA).

  • ECB can't pick and choose, even for the environment

    ECB can't pick and choose, even for the environment

    An ESG think tank believes that the European Central Bank should drop Alberta’s euro bonds from its list of eligible marketable assets, as a punishment for its support for polluting industries.

  • EU's green bond issuance risks 'falling short'

    EU's green bond issuance risks 'falling short'

    The EU's plan to issue large volumes of green bonds as part of its recovery plan will shape that market, but it also risks undermining it due to a discrepancy as to what what counts as green, according to two experts.

  • People news in brief

    ESM's Ruhl seconded to European Commission — Hinterkircher to retire — JP Morgan offers front office investment banking apprenticeships

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