Latest News for: Emerging markets financing


India, ADB sign $100 mn loan to promote agribusiness, reduce food losses in Maharashtra

Live Mint 27 Oct 2021
The Minister of Finance said that though Maharashtra produces 11% and 6% of India’s fruit and vegetable production, respectively, and accounts for about 8% of the country’s floriculture exports, most smallholder farmers lack capital to scale up and do not have direct access to emerging high-value markets. .

Citi analysts back new development bank to meet climate goals

Reuters 26 Oct 2021
ZURICH, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A new multilateral climate action development bank is needed to help get money to emerging markets more effectively, analysts at U.S ... "We cannot realistically expect emerging markets to fund their own decarbonization programs, and slow their ...

Norton Rose adds partner to capital markets practice from Dentons

Reuters 26 Oct 2021
Norton Rose Fulbright has expanded its capital markets team in London with derivatives and structured finance partner, Yusuf Battiwala, from Dentons ... At Dentons, he served as a partner on the banking and finance team, advising on derivatives and structured finance transactions in emerging markets.

Business leaders look to U.N. for deal toward carbon pricing

Reuters 26 Oct 2021
31 include what new pledges national leaders might make to cut emissions, and how much money will be set aside to finance sustainable development in emerging markets ... New natural gas facilities in emerging markets would produce fewer emissions compared with existing coal-fired ...

Investors turn heat up on big banks to stop funding polluters

Business Day 25 Oct 2021
Bill Winters, the CEO of Standard Chartered, said earlier this month that “it’s just not practical” to expect banks to stop financing the fossil-fuel industry, in part because to do so would undermine transition efforts, particularly in the emerging markets ... That compares with the about $310m it generated in income from green finance.

The Future of ESG Is Tied to a Key U.N. Meeting

Barrons 22 Oct 2021
But for investors to open their wallets, they need orderly markets, manageable risks, and the lure of higher returns ... Many emerging markets are still overly reliant on coal and other fossil fuels ... Investors and fund managers are eager to engage in emerging markets and do their part in fighting climate change and pursuing ESG concerns.

Emergency Physicians: We Must Address Vaccine Hesitancy, Correct Misinformation to End Pandemic

Henderson News 22 Oct 2021
22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Widespread misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines and treatments fuels vaccine hesitancy and stands in the way of efforts to end the pandemic, according to doctors with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) ... Frost & Sullivan Reveals Growth Opportunities Emerging from the Decentralization of Care Delivery.

People: Panmure Gordon; Legal Studio Solicitors; Harron Homes; and more

The Business Desk 22 Oct 2021
James Nassiri and Harry Bland have been brought in to support growth in core sector Collections & Recoveries alongside emerging markets such as ID&V, Utilities and Consumer Finance.

Experts call for speedy action on reliable alternative energy solutions

China Daily 21 Oct 2021
According to Edmond Alphandery, chairman and founder of the Task Force on Carbon Pricing in Europe and former finance minister of France, the global demand for energy in the future will keep increasing in emerging markets due to their legitimate needs arising from rising population and higher standards of living.

What will it take to overthrow King Coal?

New Statesman 21 Oct 2021
In 2020, banks’ financing of coal mining financing was 25 per cent more than it was in 2016, according to data from the Rainforest Action Network ... High levels of debt and limited access to financing mean some emerging markets can't afford to move away from coal ... “Market forces mean that coal is essentially killing itself.

European Commission 2022 Work Programme

Open Access Government 21 Oct 2021
Green bonds will also play an important role in sustainable finance ... The Commission will present a Single Market Emergency Instrument to prevent disruption to the EU’s digital transformation and will also adopt a European Chips Act to promote a state-of-the-art ecosystem/develop new markets for European technology.

Measuring financial and digital literacy in vulnerable populations

Phys Dot Org 21 Oct 2021
Josephine Kass-Hanna et al, Building financial resilience through financial and digital literacy in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Emerging Markets Review (2021) ... Lyons et al, Financial Inclusion, Financial Literacy and Economically Vulnerable Populations in the Middle East and North Africa, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (2019).

AXIS Further Strengthens Fossil Fuel Underwriting and Investment Policy to Support Low-Carbon Economy Transition

The Marshall News Messenger 20 Oct 2021
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2021-- ... Additionally, building on its commitment to renewable energy, the Company is investing $20 million in BlackRock’s Climate Finance Partnership (CFP), a fund focused on climate-infrastructure investments in emerging markets ... About AXIS Capital ... Best ... CONTACT ... PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE FINANCE ... PUB.

Trio step up to take ownership of specialist lender

The Business Desk 19 Oct 2021
A specialist finance firm has announced a new ownership structure which has positioned at the helm three team members who have been instrumental in the company’s success ... We will continue our mission to help investors, developers and businesses capitalise on the opportunities that are emerging in the property market,” he added.

Depth Public Relations marks 15-year milestone serving mortgage fintech and regtech innovators

Johnson City Press 18 Oct 2021
(DepthPR), a leading provider of consultative marketing, public relations and reputation management services for mortgage fintech innovators, the residential finance industry and technology for emerging regulated markets (regtech) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its launch ...