The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) entered into an agreement with the German index engineering company Solactive AG to establish a new green bond impact index, the Solactive LGX Green Bond Impact Index. This index is composed of a selection of green bonds listed on LuxSE and displayed on the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX), the world’s leading platform for sustainable securities.
Against the backdrop of the official meeting between Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) announced the signing of two Memoranda of Understanding with Indian counterparts.
Origin, the London-based fintech company that has pioneered the digitalisation of bond issuance, has successfully closed its $7million Series A funding round led by Clearstream and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) following regulatory approval. This brings the company's total funding to date to $10million.
Le Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE), primé par l’Organisation des Nations Unies (ONU), et l’agence internationale de conseil en stratégie et communication NextSee ont conclu un partenariat visant à renforcer l’éducation en matière de finance durable en France. Dans le cadre de cet accord, les experts de LuxSE interviendront en tant que conférenciers dans les cours dédiés à la finance durable de NextSee.
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) is pleased to announce that the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX), its platform for sustainable securities, has been recognised by the United Nations Climate Change for its leadership in tackling climate change. LGX was awarded the prestigious prize in the category ‘Financing for Climate Friendly Investment’ at the United Nations Global Climate Action Awards 2020.
In the presence of European Commissioner for Budget and Administration Johannes Hahn and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange today marked the listing of the first social bond issued under the EU SURE programme. The EU established SURE (Support to mitigate Unemployment Risk in an Emergency) earlier this year to help protect jobs and workers across Europe, which have been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The EUR 17 billion social bond will be displayed on the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX).
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) today marked the listing of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) latest bond issuance, in the physical presence of Luxembourg Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna. AIIB’s President Mr. Jin Liquin also attended the event virtually from Beijing. The Ring the Bell ceremony was organised to celebrate the multilateral development bank’s landmark GBP 800 million bond issuance; which is the first Sterling denominated issuance by AIIB to date.
Deutsche Börse Group’s post-trade services provider Clearstream and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) have announced a Series A investment in Origin, a London-based fintech company focused on digital bond issuance. The partners aim to automate the bond issuance process from origination through to settlement. LuxSE acquired an initial stake in Origin in 2019 and will be following-on in this round. The investment transaction is expected to be completed in Q4/2020, subject to regulatory approval and further customary closing conditions.
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) and China Merchants Bank (CMB) today celebrated the display of CMB’s first Sustainability Bond on the exchange’s green platform, the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX). The USD 300 million Sustainability Bond is the first-of-its-kind to be issued by CMB, in turn making it the first Sustainability Bond ever issued by a Chinese commercial bank.
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) today marked the go-live of the LGX DataHub, a unique, centralised database of structured data on a vast range of sustainable securities. Built and managed by the sustainable finance team at LuxSE, the LGX DataHub addresses the complex data challenge that asset managers and investors are facing when building sustainable investment strategies or reporting on their investments.