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Delay To East African Single Currency Mirrors Eco

B & FT Online 03 Aug 2021
The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation invested $1.2 million in a $3.8 million equivalent corporate bond issued last week by the Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Company. The mortgage company’s bond programme will contribute to developing Tanzania’s debt capital markets, with the proceeds being used to improve public access to home loans ... ....
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Bond bulls unfazed by share sell-off

Shenzhen Daily 29 Jul 2021
Bonds were no exception ... The drivers that have made Chinese bonds the best performers in the world this year are still in place ... “Chinese bonds are the only major bonds in the world that will actually provide a proper protection in a global systemic event because it’s the only central bank in the world that still has a big bazooka ... bonds.”.
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PHDCCI recommends special covid-19 bonds as substitute for market borrowing

Live Mint 29 Jul 2021
“Issuance of special covid bonds could become an appropriate substitute to market borrowings by the government. Various governments, banks and financial institutions around the world have often resorted to the innovative mechanism of issuing special bonds to raise resources for response and recovery in difficult situations.
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China Bond Bulls Unfazed by Recent Market Sell-Off

Caixin Online 28 Jul 2021
The drivers that have made Chinese bonds the best performers in the world this year are still in place ... “Chinese bonds are the only major bonds in the world that will actually provide a proper protection in a global systemic event because it’s the only central bank in the world that still has a big bazooka.
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Ghana plans to issue Africa’s first social bond: what you must know

Ghana Web 28 Jul 2021
What are Green, Social and Sustainability (GSS) Bonds? ... In May this year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, unveiled a partnership to facilitate investments in projects which address climate and environmental issues through green bonds.
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IFC subscribes to $150-million worth of UnionBank bonds

Manila Standard Today 24 Jul 2021
International Finance Corp., a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $150 million (roughly P7.5 billion) in a seven-year social bond to be issued by the Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines, the country’s seventh-largest private-sector bank.
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Any Fed moves will have 'controllable' impact: SAFE

China Daily 24 Jul 2021
According to the World Bank's forecast in June, China's GDP is expected to grow 8.5 percent this year ... The capital account measures the changes in national ownership of assets, as part of a country's balance of payments that records all transactions made between entities in one country with entities in the rest of the world.
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US urges development banks to help climate fight

Gulf News 23 Jul 2021
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told the heads of the World Bank and other multilateral development banks on Thursday to come up with concrete plans to mobilize significantly more capital to fight climate change and support emission reduction goals ... World Bank President David ...
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Thunder Rock construction could start soon

DailyTrib 23 Jul 2021
“I am excited to tell you that we have bond pricing and we have four of the largest purchasers of PID bonds in the world who are willing to invest in your community,” said Tripp Davenport, director of investment banking at FMS Bonds, the company underwriting the sales ... The city began marketing the bonds during the last week of June.
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Backed by IFC, UnionBank to issue Philippines' second social bonds

The Philippine Star 23 Jul 2021
Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines would sell “social” bonds to finance loans for small companies that were badly hit by the pandemic, with World Bank’s private sector arm investing in the planned issuance ... .
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Clarke: Cat bond premiums to be paid by donors

The Gleaner 23 Jul 2021
The premiums associated with the US$185 million catastrophe bond being issued for Jamaica by the World Bank’s financing arm, IBRD, will not be paid by Jamaica in the initial phase. “We are being supported by the governments of Germany, United... .
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EUR/USD Price Forecast – Euro Gets Hit After Dovish Stance

FX Empire 22 Jul 2021
The Euro initially rallied during the course of the trading session on Thursday but rolled over as the ECB has released a relatively dovish statement and look likely to remain loose for the foreseeable future, much like other central banks around the world.
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Pakistan borrows USD 14.3 billion foreign loans in FY21

Beijing News 21 Jul 2021
... Development Bank, World Bank Group, etc ... The lower than targeted disbursements by the multilaterals -- ADB, World Bank and AIIB -- and resultant higher borrowing from commercial banks and bonds meant that Pakistan had to swallow significantly higher interest rates, reported Dawn.
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Govt obtains 34pc more foreign loans in FY21

Dawn 20 Jul 2021
... (AIIB), Islamic Development Bank, World Bank Group, etc ... The lower than targeted disbursements by the multilaterals — ADB, World Bank and AIIB — and resultant higher borrowing from commercial banks and bonds meant that Pakistan had to swallow significantly higher interest rates.

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