A green sovereign bond issuance from India is expected to find traction with global investors with large pools of capital dedicated to green causes, even though it will be an onshore rupee-denominated bond. However, the effect of a sovereign green bond goes well beyond raising funds at competitive rates or divers ification of source of funds. It demonstrates the country’s commitment to decarbonisation and other climate goals.
Instruments Code Dividend in instrument currency (value per Instrument for Long positions) Dividend in instrument currency (value per Instrument for Short positions) Date Time (GMT) Index Honk Kong 50 Cash/Futures 1.1820 -1.1820 24/03/2022 21:59 Australia 200 Cash/Futures 0.1131 -0.1330 24/03/2022 21:59 US SPX 500 Cash/Futures 0.0298 -0.0350 24/03/2022 21:59
One important reason is lower bond prices mean higher bond yields. Investors who hold bonds for income are pleased when their prices fall, because those bonds continue paying the same income as before.
Analysts noted that gold is consolidating in a narrow range following a sharp decline.