Europe green-bond boom may cool next year after breakneck growth

Green bonds were a rare bright spot in Europe’s lackluster primary market this year. Some of that sheen may start fading in 2019.
Photo: Paolo Gadler / Stock
Photo: Paolo Gadler / Stock
Emma Haslett - Bloomberg

A combination of market maturity and wider volatility may damp growth in euro green-bond sales after issuance more than tripled in two years, based on data compiled by Bloomberg. Other developments in green financing, such as loans or securitizations, may also take more of the spotlight.

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