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  • Cred Ag fills senior DCM roles from within

    Cred Ag fills senior DCM roles from within

    Crédit Agricole has promoted four staffers to fill vacant and newly created jobs in its debt capital markets leadership team, including global head of financial institutions DCM and head of European corporate DCM.

  • Syndicated loans, bonds boost Cred Ag earnings

    Syndicated loans, bonds boost Cred Ag earnings

    Crédit Agricole emphasised high levels of activity in syndicated loans and fixed income, especially among French clients, as it revealed a strong set of quarterly earnings on Friday.

  • DCM automation hits milestone with LSEG deal

    DCM automation hits milestone with LSEG deal

    A $7bn equivalent nine-tranche bond issued by London Stock Exchange Group in March put the newest generation of bond documentation software through its paces. It was the first deal of its size and complexity to use one of the growing array of automation technology platforms.

  • Explosion of clean energy to upend economy, but may not be fast enough

    Explosion of clean energy to upend economy, but may not be fast enough

    The economic potential of renewable energy is awesome, and should make fossil fuels obsolete by 2050, according to a new study by Carbon Tracker. But despite the compelling cost arguments for renewables, an enormous political effort will still be needed to accelerate their adoption if disastrous climate change is to be avoided.

  • Taxonomy’s troubled birth shakes its power to green markets

    Taxonomy’s troubled birth shakes its power to green markets

    Market participants will embark in the coming weeks on the difficult task of working out how to use the European Union’s sustainable finance Taxonomy, after the first criteria were published this week. In doing so, they will be conscious that the smooth tide of green finance is now breaking against the hard reality of power politics and resistance by fossil fuel industries — a clash that is rocking the Taxonomy’s credibility, writes Jon Hay.

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