|Bid||11.345 x 8000|
|Ask||11.700 x 50000|
|Day's range||9.150 - 9.416|
|52-week range||7.331 - 12.140|
|PE ratio (TTM)||8.21|
|Dividend & yield||1.10 (10.87%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
View of a windmill farm in La Ventosa, Oaxaca State, Mexico
Emerging economies are increasingly selling green bonds to Western investors hungry for environmentally-friendly investments, but there is a concern some of the new deals don't meet the standards required. Green bonds are intended to finance environmental projects such as solar and wind farms. A record $32.2 billion-worth of them were issued in the second quarter of 2017, according to Moody's. Issuance from emerging markets has jumped from $2.3 billion to $9.2 billion year-on-year, about half the total from developed markets, versus 16 percent a year ago.
Irish utility ESB is preparing to launch an energy supplier in Britain later this year, entering a highly competitive market that is also under scrutiny from government after the competition regulator found users were overcharged billions of pounds. "We are currently in the process of fulfilling all regulatory requirements in advance of entering the GB energy market later in 2017," a spokesman said, declining to give further details. Its foray into the British energy retail market follows a string of other foreign energy companies which have set up British retail units, such as France's Engie (LSE: 0LD0.L - news) and Sweden's Vattenfall.