The existence of a "greenium" is mostly justified by higher demand for green bonds. We estimate the greenium for each curve separately, ensuring it is not polluted by other factors such as sector or maturity.
Private finance is crucial if emerging economies are not to be left behind in the race to net zero, the IEA warns.
There is a cost saving to issuing Green. It varies according to circumstances, but the baseline assumption now is for green yields to be below vanilla ones; not by much, but it's persistent enough.
Annual consumer price index (CPI) inflation in Kazakhstan stood at 7.2% in May, according to data published by the country’s statistics office.
Kazakhstan's GDP contracted by 1.5% y/y in the first quarter, according to latest official figures provided by the national statistics office.
Kremlin takes stock of serious border clash between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and bracing of region for Taliban reaction to pullout of US troops from Afghanistan by September.
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) has rejected the findings of the IEA report released last week, instead projecting that gas will increase its share in the global energy mix to 28% from 23% today.
The EU’s journey to net zero threatens a carbon price war with its trading partners
As the only major power at the table, China sets the agenda.
World needs immediate and massive deployment of green tech to fight climate change, warns IEA in its latest report.
bne IntelliNews has introduced a new index, the bne Car Ownership/Age index (bneCOR), that cuts through the contradictions and paints a much clearer picture of just how far the middle class has come in each country.
A middle class is emerging in New Europe but to get a handle on how far the process has gone and what the differences are between each country bne IntelliNews took a look at the icon of middle-class status: car ownership.
Now Central Asia has opened up, its major resources mean the rest of the world is paying more attention.
France’s president Macron and US congressman Schiff express support for Yerevan.
Beijing’s hopes of persuading the people of Kazakhstan it’s a force for good won’t be helped if China’s upstream water consumption causes a “second Aral Sea” disaster.
The project threatens the delicate regional military balance.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union inflation been falling and dropped to post-Soviet lows in the last two years. Now it’s back. The countries of Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus are worst affected
Major $655mn FDI project for Kazakhstan will see doubling of airport’s capacity and construction of new international terminal.
An intensified inspection regime has led to a line of 300 trucks at the border.
If Central Asian farmers don’t radically change how they use water, the region will not feed China.