Latest Update: September 2, 2014 17:19 (Manila Time)

ASIA BOND MONITOR

March 2014

Emerging East Asia’s 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 People’s 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 4.250 37.0 1.0
HK 1.852 45.3 0.6
ID 8.211 24.1 5.1
JP 0.496 24.5     0.0
KR 3.040 54.5 0.7
MY 3.917 21.1     0.0
PH 4.125 52.5 1.4
SG 2.280 28.0 1.0
TH 3.673 22.4 0.2
US 2.343 68.5     0.0
VN 7.863 118.7     0.0
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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