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Green Really Is Gold for These Bond Lovers

  • Record $206 billion in issuance seen by Moody’s in 2017
  • Brazil and China lead sovereign push into new shades of green
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Green bonds are starting to come in many different shades as the size of the market for securities designed to benefit the environment is on track to double again.

Those are two of the conclusions that emerged from the industry’s biggest annual gathering this week in London. Issuance may surge to $206 billion this year from $93 billion in 2016, according to Moody’s Corp.