All posts by Burhan Khadbai

Sovereigns need to show more ambition with ESG bond frameworks

Sovereigns need to show more ambition with ESG bond frameworks

Use of proceeds should fit into a wider transition plan ...
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CEE sovereign debt outlook positive despite rising borrowing costs

CEE sovereign debt outlook positive despite rising borrowing costs

High costs present ‘attractive opportunity’ ...
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Ukraine reconstruction requires private and public sector support

Ukraine reconstruction requires private and public sector support

Building back better and greener is the priority ...
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Greece’s green bond plans are positive but liquidity will be an issue

Greece’s green bond plans are positive but liquidity will be an issue

Issuance another milestone in the country’s return to capital markets ...
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European sovereigns come to terms with poorer liquidity

European sovereigns come to terms with poorer liquidity

Debt management offices need to provide more incentives to primary dealers ...
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NGEU successful test case for permanent joint EU borrowing

NGEU successful test case for permanent joint EU borrowing

Energy crisis could prompt issuance of in demand euro-denominated safe assets ...
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Weak demand for Bunds has reached ‘beyond tipping point’

Weak demand for Bunds has reached ‘beyond tipping point’

October's seven-year Bund sale failed to cover half its issuance ...
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Investors should not view step-down coupons on SLBs as penalties

Investors should not view step-down coupons on SLBs as penalties

Two-way pricing means risks are shared by issuers and investors ...
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EU has some way to go to establish itself as a sovereign issuer

EU has some way to go to establish itself as a sovereign issuer

EU restricted from becoming a permanent borrower, hampering sovereign status ...
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Bank of England intervention won’t be enough

Bank of England intervention won’t be enough

Onus on UK government to change its fiscal plans ...
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