Local currency government bond yields in most emerging East Asian markets rose between 31 August and 15 October on the back of continued interest rate hikes by the United States (US) Federal Reserve, according to the latest Asia Bond Monitor. The report also noted that emerging East Asia's local currency bond market expanded 4.3% quarter-on-quarter to reach a size of USD12.8 trillion at the end of September.
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The monetary board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas decided to keep its key policy rates steady during its final meeting for the year on 13 December 2018. The overnight reverse repurchase rate remained at 4.75% while the overnight lending and overnight deposit rates are 5.25% and 4.25%, respectively. The Cabinet Office revised the estimated magnitude of the contraction in Japan's economy in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018 to 0.6% quarter-on-quarter q-o-q)from a previous estimate of 0.3% q-o-q. Consumer prices in the People's Republic of China rose 2.2% year-on-year in November after gaining 2.5% year-on-year in October.
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Source: China Central Depository & Clearing Co., Ltd. (CCDC)
Source: Indonesia Bond Pricing Agency
Source: Bond Pricing Agency Malaysia
Source: Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp.
Source: Thai Bond Market Association
Source: Bond Pricing Agency Malaysia, Indonesia Bond Pricing Agency, and Thai Bond Market Association