Queensland Treasury Corporation

Tuesday, 11 June 2024
KangaNews Sustainable Finance H1 2024

GSS issuance in time and numbers

KangaNews has been tracking the progress of Australian and New Zealand sustainability labelled debt instruments since the market began, including coverage of groundbreaking transactions and keeping extensive issuance data in the KangaNews deal database. A timeline of key developments and data points illustrates market progress over the years.

Tuesday, 11 June 2024
KangaNews Sustainable Finance H1 2024

Leadership and whole-of-issuer stories the focus of high-grade GSS issuance

Green, social and sustainability bonds have become a consistent component of high-grade Australian dollar issuance. While labelled deals still deliver a relatively small proportion of aggregate supply, these issuers have led the evolution of the market and, in particular, the drive toward a holistic understanding of borrowers’ sustainability credentials.

Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Offshore bid supports return of semi-government syndication

A flurry of syndicated issuance from the semi-government sector in May exhibited well diversified demand domestically and offshore, dealers say. A preceding adjustment wider in semi-government spreads attracted among the highest offshore participation the sector has witnessed in recent years.

Tuesday, 11 June 2024
KangaNews Sustainable Finance H1 2024

Transition's economic waves set to strike the shore

Transition is often spoken about in the context of a dollar sum – the estimated amount needed to finance the shift to a decarbonised economy – with little reference to the inevitable wider impact of such a massive investment task. The KangaNews Sustainable Finance Summit 2024 gathered a group of Australian economists to discuss the far-reaching but less discussed impacts of this type of spending.

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