Japan advisers urge quick adoption of carbon pricing to hit emissions goal

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks during a meeting on COVID-19 in Tokyo By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan must introduce carbon pricing and fiscal incentives for green investment to achieve its goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2050, private-sector members of a key government panel said on Wednesday. Prime Minister […]

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Top finance trade groups join calls for U.S. carbon pricing

By Ross Kerber (Reuters) – Major U.S. financial trade groups on Thursday joined calls for some type of carbon pricing in the United States, underscoring the growing corporate enthusiasm for steps to slow the pace of climate change. “For markets to function you’ve got to have a price on carbon,” said Tim Adams, president of […]

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Fed revises pricing on municipal liquidity facility

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Clouds over the Federal Reserve in Washington (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve on Tuesday revised the pricing on the $ 500 billion Municipal Liquidity Facility, a program launched during the coronavirus pandemic to support state and local governments struggling because of the crisis. The Fed said it would lower the interest […]

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BNP Paribas to launch e-FX pricing engine in Singapore 

Singapore engine: initiative will be implemented in an 18-month phased approach BNP Paribas will launch an electronic foreign exchange pricing and trading engine in Singapore – the latest bank to do so, after Citi, JP Morgan, Standard Chartered and UBS. The initiative will be implemented in a phased approach over the next 18 months. The French bank […]

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