Latest Update: July 29, 2014 17:23 (Manila Time)

ASIA BOND MONITOR

March 2014

Emerging East Asiaís local currency bond markets have regained their bounce as bond yields have fallen for most markets in recent months. However, bond markets could still be jolted by the ongoing tapering in US quantitative easing, the slowdown in economic growth in the Peopleís Republic of China, and moves by the European Central Bank to counter threat of deflation, says the latest quarterly Asia Bond Monitor from the Asian Development Bank.

Market Watch
LCY 10 Year Government Bonds Latest Yield YTD Change (BP) MTD Change (BP)
CN 4.310 31.0 22.0
HK 1.937 36.8 6.8
ID 8.037 41.5 17.6
JP 0.535 20.6 3.1
KR 3.021 56.4 15.1
MY 3.883 24.5 16.0
PH 3.975 37.5 7.5
SG 2.270 29.0 5.0
TH 3.708 18.9 9.9
US 2.485 54.3 4.5
VN 8.675 37.5 7.5
Bond Market Indicators
Size and Composition: Size of LCY Bond Market in % GDP (Dec 2013)
Credit Risk Watch
Weekly Emerging East Asian Credit Default Spread - Senior 5-year
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