Every day, billions of dollars in new bonds are sold into the world's various debt markets. Bonds are a serious business, but there is a lighter side to the market, as shown by the names given to bonds issued in specific jurisdictions under specific conditions. They are named after foods, animals, people, and even plants in some cases.
Key learning objectives:
What are the bonds named after people?
What are the bonds named after animals?
What are the bonds named after foods and plants?
What are IFC and market building benefits of IFC programmes?