Latest Update: April 16, 2014 11:16 (Manila Time)

ASIA BOND MONITOR

March 2014

Asia's local currency bond markets have been relatively unaffected by the global financial turmoil, but they still face rising risks from market contagion, tighter liquidity conditions, and potential currency depreciation, says the latest quarterly Asian Bond Monitor from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Market Watch
LCY 10 Year Government Bonds Latest Yield YTD Change (BP) MTD Change (BP)
CN 4.540 8.0 3.0
HK 2.172 13.3 13.1
ID 7.885 56.7 10.5
JP 0.605 13.6 3.7
KR 3.538 4.7 1.8
MY 4.092 3.6 1.7
PH 4.150 55.0 5.0
SG 2.420 14.0 7.0
TH 3.583 31.4 12.0
US 2.628 40.0 9.0
VN 8.850 20.0 12.5
Bond Market Indicators
Size and Composition: Size of LCY Bond Market in % GDP (Sep 2013)
Credit Risk Watch
Weekly Emerging East Asian Credit Default Spread - Senior 5-year
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