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Sovereign debt surges in green bond market

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The CBI expects sovereign issuances to drive the ESG bond market this year (Photo: Martin Meissner/AP Photo)

Government bonds now account for a fifth of the Bloomberg MSCI Green Bond Index. Sovereign bonds where proceeds are purely designated for green projects have steadily secured a greater share of the green bond market, according to data provider MSCI. Sovereign green debt has risen from 7 per cent of ...

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