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Mortgage Industry Awaits Report on GSE Reform Plans

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Industry participants expect few specifics around the mechanics or process of the GSE privatization effort.

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Ratings Agencies Push Insurers to Consider ESG Risk

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Credit rating agencies are increasingly aware of the sector’s looming vulnerabilities.

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Wall Street Eagerly Awaits GSE Reform Plan

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Bankers anticipate substantial investment opportunities in a potential Fannie/Freddie IPO.

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Chinese Developers Turn to Securitization for Alternative Financing

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As regulators restrict popular financing channels, developers tap commercial property securities and private equity funds.

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Investor Anxiety Around Housing Overhaul Affects Mortgage Prices

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Investors are increasingly wary of the Trump administration’s impending GSE reform bill, and their anxiety has affected the prices for mortgage-backed securities in the national housing market.

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Green Bonds Are Finally Sprouting Up All Over the Globe

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After concerns around recent stagnation, the market for green bonds is finally returning to its history of steep growth.

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A Privatized Fannie and Freddie Could Hurt American Homebuyers

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Industry experts fear the implications of freeing the mortgage giants without explicit federal guarantees.

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Freddie Mac Introduces First Green Bonds

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Targeting ESG investors, Freddie issues social impact mortgage securities.

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Fitch Will Consider Environmental Risk in New RMBS Ratings

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Fitch becomes the first of the three major U.S. credit rating agencies to integrate ESG data in its risk evaluation.

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Losing Libor Will Be Messy

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Op-Ed: Michael Bright outlines the actions needed by the finance industry in order to avert the coming Libor disaster.

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