Investors call for expanded range of green gilts

Follows the record-breaking launch of the government’s first offering last week

Beth Brearley
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Investors call for expanded range of green gilts

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

The government raised £10bn from the sale of its debut green gilt on 21 September, the largest inaugural green issuance by any sovereign, with investors placing over £100bn in orders, beating all p...

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