China boasts one of the world’s largest bond markets, valued at $9 trillion, with a production of green and sustainable bonds in excess of RMB 250 billion. However, the market may appear off-limits to the international investor community due to the difficulties of accessing the right level of information on the traded bonds.
The Green Bond Channel is an information channel which aims to bridge this information gap. Our key focus is on helping to enhance investment channels between China and Europe. Stock exchanges can support the mobilisation of investor demand for investment. By receiving enhanced visibility, issuers are exposed to a far wider segment of potential investors and a deeper pool of investment capital
commented Robert Scharfe, CEO of LuxSE, at the official launch of the cooperation announced at the Public Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges and the SSE on June 8.
In March 2018, LuxSE extended the same display service to the Chinese Interbank Market and welcomed the first bond from a Chinese policy bank, the Agriculture Development Bank of China (ADBC).
Key advantages of the Green Bond Channel for issuers and investors: