Original article by Paul Garvey
The Australian – Page: 4 : 15-Nov-19
Shane Oliver of AMP Capital says the Swedish central bank’s decision to divest bonds issued by the Western Australian and Queensland government is unlikely to have much impact on Australian bond prices. Sveriges Riksbank deputy governor Martin Floden has cited Australia’s lack of sufficient action on climate change for the move. The central bank has sold its holdings of bonds issued by the Canadian province of Alberta for the same reason.
SVERIGES RIKSBANK, AMP CAPITAL INVESTORS LIMITED, INVESTOR GROUP ON CLIMATE CHANGE, S&P GLOBAL RATINGS, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF TREASURY AND FINANCE