The existence of a "greenium" is mostly justified by higher demand for green bonds. We estimate the greenium for each curve separately, ensuring it is not polluted by other factors such as sector or maturity.
Proxy voting firms Glass Lewis and Institutional Shareholder Services have recommended Moneta Money Bank shareholders vote against the acquisition of PPF´s Air Bank, Czech and Slovak Home Credit and Benxy.
The price faced by Russia for aggression must be too high for the Kremlin to countenance, and this is the message that Biden should deliver to Putin – and act upon.
Most CEE governments submitted their national plans after the deadline and two (Bulgaria and Estonia) are yet to finalise them.
Private finance is crucial if emerging economies are not to be left behind in the race to net zero, the IEA warns.
There is a cost saving to issuing Green. It varies according to circumstances, but the baseline assumption now is for green yields to be below vanilla ones; not by much, but it's persistent enough.
The European Commission has selected 72 research and innovation projects that will receive €1bn in funding to support the aims of the Green Deal.
Stage now set for October general election, with opinion polls showing opposition coalitions will topple populist billionaire Andrej Babis.
Central Europe is facing a prolonged period of higher inflation that is likely to lead to significant interest rate hikes.
Iron prices have surged to nine-year highs in the post-COVID commodities boom that got underway at the end of last year, but that is now pushing up the cost of carbon for producers and eating into their profits.
If the vote goes through, it will wound Prime Minister Andrej Babis and buoy the opposition before the October general election, adding to the sense of momentum that the opinion polls are already showing.
Former Czech president Vaclav Klaus has denied he allegedly fulfilled a loan contract agreed by the head of the Czech Communist government, Ladislav Adamec, with the Soviet Union before the Velvet Revolution.
The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) has rejected the findings of the IEA report released last week, instead projecting that gas will increase its share in the global energy mix to 28% from 23% today.
The EU’s journey to net zero threatens a carbon price war with its trading partners
The Czech state plans to ask Brussels to reimburse the subsidies it has paid to Babis' companies. If the Commission refuses, the government can then go to the European Court of Justice.
World needs immediate and massive deployment of green tech to fight climate change, warns IEA in its latest report.
Bucharest-listed Purcari bought a 10% stake in 8Wines.com, a fast-growing online retailer of wines.
bne IntelliNews has introduced a new index, the bne Car Ownership/Age index (bneCOR), that cuts through the contradictions and paints a much clearer picture of just how far the middle class has come in each country.
A middle class is emerging in New Europe but to get a handle on how far the process has gone and what the differences are between each country bne IntelliNews took a look at the icon of middle-class status: car ownership.
Czech government suffers diplomatic setback as Josep Borrell rules out escalating tensions with Moscow.