Investors ask government to expand range of record-breaking green gilts

Beth Brearley
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Investors ask government to expand range of record-breaking green gilts

Fund managers poured into the record-breaking inaugural green gilt launch last week, with investors calling for the UK Government to issue a wider range of bonds, such as a green inflation-linked gilts and sustainability and social bonds.

The government raised £10bn from the sale of its debut green gilt last Tuesday, the largest inaugural green issuance by any sovereign, with investors placing over £100bn in orders, beating all previous...

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