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Amundi launches Asia green bond fund

French asset manager Amundi has increased its fixed income portfolio by launching an Asia Income ESG Bond fund. The launch is a part of the firm’s Amundi Funds range. The fund will invest across all Asia fixed income segments focused on credit and local rates markets. The fund has been classified as Article under the EU’s  Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation and it will actively invest across local and external debt under the portfolio management of Joevin Teo, head of Asian fixed income and emerging market debt team. According to Amundi, the growing demand for green and social bonds in the region and the economic growth within emerging markets (EMs) have driven the fund launch. “EMs are expected to grow faster than developed markets, with Asia taking the lion’s share of the growth,” said Yerlan Syzdykov, head of EMs at Amundi. ©2023 funds global asia

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