[Blog] Market Blog #26 – 24/5/19: May GB issuance USD17.8bn: Demand surges for Dutch Sov Certified

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Market Blog #26 – 24/5/19: May GB issuance USD17.8bn: Demand surges for Dutch Sov Certified GB: Russian Railways Certified GB puts Russia on map: UAE – Majid Al Futtaim Properties issues 1st green sukuk outside Asia

Highlights:

  • Issuance reaches USD17.8bn as of 23 May – already a 31% increase year-on-year with another week to go
  • Netherlands: Dutch green bond becomes the largest Sovereign Certified under the Climate Bonds Standard
  • Russia: Russian Railways debuts with a Certified Climate Bond, opening up a green bond market in Russia
  • Switzerland: Raiffeisen Schweiz completes debut issuance in a first for Swiss financial corporates
  • UAE: Majid al Futtaim Properties enters the market with second green bond from an UAE issuer

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