Large companies paid out a record $263.3bn in dividends worldwide in the first quarter of 2019, according to Janus Henderson.
An ECB rate cut is being increasingly priced into EONIA futures.
Europe will need 500,000 more beds by 2030, according to Cushman & Wakefield.
This is also the first green bond to price lower than a traditional bond and to target “green” investors.
Issuance is a must for the Swedish bank despite its role in the money-laundering scandal.
The cement market put its mid-2018 failure behind it 1st April by placing €500m in euro-denominated perpetual bonds on good terms.
The ECB purchased relatively few Portuguese bonds in the first quarter, but their weight in its total holdings is the highest in the euro zone.
Italian yields continue to pull back, even though debt levels are expected to exceed the national government’s forecast by 5.6 percentage points by the end of 2020, according to the OECD.