Latest Update: March 26, 2015 17:45 (Manila Time)

ASIA BOND MONITOR

March 2015

Emerging East Asia’s local currency bond markets are broadly holding up well, but widening credit spreads, a stronger United States dollar, Greece’s debt crisis, and plunging oil prices pose risks to the region’s bond markets, says the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) latest Asia Bond Monitor.

Market Watch
LCY 10 Year Government Bonds Latest Yield YTD Change (BP) MTD Change (BP)
CN 3.530 12.0 16.0
HK 1.392 50.4 17.0
ID 7.254 54.2 19.2
JP 0.330 0.1 0.5
KR 2.165 44.0 19.0
MY 3.884 26.3 1.5
PH 4.125 26.2 14.2
SG 2.171 11.0 6.4
TH 2.721 0.8 7.0
US 1.925 24.6 6.8
VN 6.540 69.0 2.3
Bond Market Indicators
Size and Composition: Size of LCY Bond Market in % GDP (Sep 2014)
Credit Risk Watch
Weekly Emerging East Asian Credit Default Spread - Senior 5-year
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