N45bn green bond listings feature in NSE’s 2019 sustainability report

N45bn green bond listings feature in NSE's 2019 sustainability report

As the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) released its 2019 sustainability report, the report shows that in the year under review, the bourse facilitated listings of N45 billion green bonds. During the period, the exchange saw green bond listing increase by over N30billion while it executed first cross border green listing of Access Bank’s N15 billion Green Bond subsequent to an MoU signed with Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) A green bond is a type of fixed-income instrument that is specifically earmarked to raise money for climate and environmental projects. These bonds…

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AfDB to launch African Economic Outlook 2020 Supplement

AfDB to launch African Economic Outlook 2020 Supplement

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will launch its African Economic Outlook 2020 Supplement in a live Zoom event on Tuesday 7 July 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in economic disruptions that have changed the strong growth projections the African Development Bank reported in January in the 2020 African Economic Outlook. The supplement revises the growth projections and outlook for Africa for 2020 and 2021 and highlights the impact of COVID–19 on Africa’s socio-economic landscape. Through the report, AfDB recommends workable policy responses to safely reopen economies and accelerate growth recovery. This…

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