Nascent green repo market promises new market ‘ecosystem’

Market participants see demand for repo backed by green collateral

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For environmentally conscious investors, there is now a new way to be green. At the beginning of November, Eurex launched a general collateral basket comprising only green bonds, and there are signs of tentative take-up of the new product.

“We are seeing an increase in quoting activity and regular bid and ask prices, which is a first critical step to build liquidity,” says a spokesperson for Eurex. 

Eurex says its Green Bond GC Basket is the first in the world. The company hopes that the

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