LatAm green bonds set record

LatAm green bonds set record

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Latin American issuers sold more than $4bn in green bonds in the first seven months of 2019, easily surpassing last year's total of $875m and setting a new record, according to Bridget Boulle, head of market analysis at the Climate Bonds Initiative. The green bond market moved $3.9bn in 2017, which was the highest amount before this year, Boulle said. A spate of issuers from Chile, Brazil and Colombia allowed the market to post a new record in 2019. But Boulle said she expects the market to cont

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