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CBA, Northern Trust announce Green Repurchase Agreement

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 13 DEC 2021
... $50 million transaction utilising a new Green Repurchase Agreement (Green Repo) as certified by the Climate Bond Initiative (CBI). A first for the Australian market, this certified product provides an additional source of funding available to finance ...

Metrics Credit Partners acquires

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 NOV 2021
... the Green Buildings Council of Australia, and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation in the Climate Bonds Initiative's (CBI) programme. Metrics said it will support the redirection of capital towards that goal by promoting green loan opportunities ...

Metrics Credit Partners joins climate partnership

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
... banks, the Green Buildings Council of Australia and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation in the Climate Bonds Initiative's (CBI) programme. Metrics' place in the partnership will see its endorsement of mobilising global capital for climate change solutions ...

BlackRock secures licence to operate in China

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
BlackRock has advanced its expansion into China, obtaining a licence from the local regulator to operate in wealth management via a joint venture. China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) has granted BlackRock CCB Wealth Management ...

CommInsure sale stalls, sold for discount

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2019
The Commonwealth Bank will sell its life insurance business for $150 million less than originally agreed as the sale experiences delays and regulatory roadblocks. The banking group today announced its divestment of CommInsure Life to AIA Group is facing ...

Chief economist update: A good problem to have?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
... February) would persist going forward. Where consumer spending goes, there goes businesses, proved by the improvement in the CBI business optimism index - up to -13 in the second quarter of this year (the highest since Q3 2018) from -23 in the first ...

Chief economist update: Trump trumps Brexit

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 APR 2018
... by 1.5% year-on-year, unchanged from January but also the fastest since August year. The same goes for businesses with the CBI business optimism index jumping to a reading of +13 in the March quarter from -11 in the previous three-month period (the highest ...

CBA prices inaugural climate bond

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAR 2017
... in the next five years in the Australian market." The CBA Climate Bond has been certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), a not-for-profit organisation which aims to promote large-scale investment to deliver a global low-carbon economy, and is ...

One Direction and the BOE

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 MAR 2017
... further improvement in the jobless rate. This is an indication that's further underscored by rising business confidence. The CBI business optimism index surged to a reading of +15 in the March quarter from -8 in the previous quarter and the Brexit-induced ...

Economic Wrap

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 DEC 2016
... registered increases of 1.7% and 1.2%, respectively. UK distributive trades survey The Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) distributive trades survey - which measures sales activity among retailers and a leading indicator of retail spending - surged ...
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