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The capital provided by Hong Kong’s markets will be crucial in financing China’s – and the wider region’s – path to a net-zero future. It will be to Hong Kong that businesses and entrepreneurs across Asia look to find the capital needed to build the green infrastructure and the transformative products of the future. As economies across the continent continue to develop, and become more economically sophisticated, it will be cash originating in Hong Kong that will wean them off coal and onto green energy.
Clearly the big advantage of this product is speed: Origin are making it quicker and easier to participate in the debt capital markets. We asked Raja, therefore, if the ultimate aim of this technology is to increase volume on the bond markets: would greater streamlining and more automated processes augment the amounts being traded in this space?
The market for ESG ratings and data has grown considerably over the past few years due inter alia to a lack of consistent information disclosures at the entity level, the increasing interest of investors in ESG products and the legislative and regulatory focus on financial market participants’ consideration of the ESG characteristics of potential investments.
The recent correction in Chinese equity markets highlighted the uncertainties of the global pandemic recovery. But amid the ongoing transformation of the world’s second-largest economy, we see a long-term story that should support investment opportunities.

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