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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12723

21 May 2021
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19 / Social
SURE instrument—new European Commission returns to financial markets
20/05/2021 (Agence Europe)

20/05/2021 (Agence Europe)On Wednesday, 19 May, the European Commission announced that it had issuedd a new €14.137 billion dual tranche social bond. This bond is split over two tenors: €8.137 billion due in July 2029 and €6 billion due in January 2047. The European Commission has thus issued a total of €90 billion. Commissioner for Budget Johannes Hahn was delighted, stating, “This is the seventh time the Commission has gone to the market for SURE, and the...

Contents

EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
EXTERNAL ACTION
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY
COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EU
SECTORAL POLICIES
COUNCIL OF EUROPE
ADDENDUM
NEWS BRIEFS