FTSE Russell to include China bonds in flagship index from October

FTSE Russell to include China bonds in flagship index from October

Highly regarded provider opens the door to future inclusion of Indian sovereign paper, adding country to watch list for its FTSE Emerging Government Bond Index (ATF) FTSE Russell said on Monday it would include Chinese sovereign bonds in its flagship index from October 31, as it hinted at later possible …

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China gets to grip with green bonds but net zero goal still way off

China gets to grip with green bonds but net zero goal still way off

The world’s biggest emitter of carbon dioxide has surpassed the US this year in green bond issues but many more investors still don’t like the yields they offer China moved past the US in global green bond issues in the first quarter of this year – driven by Beijing’s goal …

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Bond gains pared as payments continue

Bond gains pared as payments continue

PBoC signal of tighter lending lifts stocks and credits, but coupon season halts advance on ATF CB50 (ATF) Chinese bonds broadly advanced Monday but the benchmark index was dragged down by the latest appetite-sapping coupon payments. Returns on credits increased after a decision to hold household lending rates down suggested …

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Chinese beauty app Meitu joins Tesla in cryptocurrency investing

Chinese beauty app Meitu joins Tesla in cryptocurrency investing

Shares of the photo editing app Meitu rose 14.4% on Monday morning after the company said it had bought $40 million of cryptocurrencies (ATF) Following Tesla's bitcoin investment announcement in early February, that didn't just make headlines but also bumped up its bottom-line, Chinese photo-editing app Meitu Inc has said …

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Inflation fears return to haunt China bonds

Inflation fears return to haunt China bonds

Financials gauge rises on hopes of cashing in on the opening of offshore leg of Chinese cross-border bond trading scheme (ATF) Returns on a key China bond index slid Thursday in line with Asian stock markets as concern that inflation will rise returned to haunt investors. Financial bonds gained after …

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Asia-Pacific still trying to match Europe’s hydrogen push 

Asia-Pacific still trying to match Europe’s hydrogen push 

Europe’s green hydrogen build-out, which will possibly help several of its nations reach their 2050 carbon neutral goals early, is far ahead of anything underway in the Asia-Pacific region Barcelona-based Naturgy is pushing Europe’s clean hydrogen development even further than projected, leaving Asian-Pacific nations in its wake. On February 18, …

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Inflation concern limits China bond gains

Inflation concern limits China bond gains

Surging prices of oil and copper, as well as signals of Covid restrictions lifting, boost inflation bets (ATF) China bonds inched higher Tuesday, with gains limited by rising concern that global inflation is back on the cards. Gains were also limited by bonds on the Corporate sub-index, which reversed a …

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