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ADB Sells €600 Million 7-Year Green Bond to Spur Climate Financing

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised €600 million to help finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the issue of a 7-year green bond. “Since the inaugural US dollar denominated green issue in 2015, ADB has steadily expanded its green bond offerings, having pioneered the dual-tranche format for …

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Swiss Stadler reveals time of delivering cars to Azerbaijan for BTK

Stadler to President Cars for BTK Railway in September

Swiss Stadler Rail Group will deliver the first batch of cars to Azerbaijan for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway in March 2019, Matthias Stöhr, sales director for Caucasus, Russia, Ukraine at the company told Trend. “The cars are now in the stage of final assembly. One car is already finished and …

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ADB Boosts Responsiveness and Flexibility with New Products

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors approved a set of new products and modalities—including quick release project readiness financing, policy-based guarantees, and financing facilities to support public-private partnership (PPP) and small expenditure financing. “ADB’s new products and modalities will support implementation of the forthcoming Strategy 2030, by expanding …

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Emerging East Asian Bond Yields Rise Amid Brightening Global Outlook

Bond yields in most emerging East Asian markets trended upward between 1 March and 31 May on the back of an expanding global economy and ongoing US monetary policy normalization, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The latest issue of the Asia Bond Monitor reports that government …

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Economic Forum of Young Leaders Calls For Participants

The Economic Forum of Young Leaders is one of the biggest international social and economic meetings of young leaders. Its main aim is to strengthen cross-sectoral cooperation among young leaders from programme and EECA countries and policy makers. 350 young leaders from 35 countries will meet in Poland for the 13th time …

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Affiliate Event Series Set to Return to Europe

The Affiliate Grand Slam series is all about relationship-building in the best possible environment for deal-making handshakes. Great relationships are at the very centre of the affiliate sphere in iGaming. It is nigh on impossible to be successful in affiliation without maintaining healthy bonds with key collaborators, and forging new …

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Turkey’s Erdogan Focuses on New Cabinet Structure

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his top aides have begun working on drafting the new government structure and the next cabinet in line with the new executive-presidential system as it will enter into force after the president will take his oath on July 8. The president chaired a meeting in …

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Philip Morris Reimagines Mad Men Life Without All the Cigarettes

Philip Morris Reimagines Mad Men Life Without All the Cigarettes

Philip Morris International Inc. doesn’t just want the people who see its ads to trade in their cigarettes for smokeless tobacco — it wants the people designing them to do it, too. The company, which sells Marlboros and other brands outside of the U.S., urged its ad agencies and media …

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