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Asean's green finance takes root

Market observers expect green bonds issuance volumes to top US$100b globally in 2017.

Geographically, developing markets in Asia, predominantly China, became a key driver of volumes accounting for 43 per cent of global green bonds issued in 2016.

GREEN finance is widely discussed as global policymakers continue their push for more sustainable and efficient energy sources in an era of growing concerns over climate change. Consequently, green bonds, which are bonds that fund environmentally friendly businesses and assets, have emerged as...

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