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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Consumer price inflation slightly rose in Indonesia to 3.23% year-on-year (y-o-y) in November from 3.16% y-o-y in October. In the Republic of Korea, consumer price inflation in November was unchanged from the previous month at 2.0% y-o-y. In the Philippines, consumer price inflation eased to 6.0% y-o-y in November from 6.7% y-o-y in October as inflation for food and nonalcoholic beverages slowed on a stable supply of rice. Thailand's consumer price inflation increased 0.9% y-o-y in November. While Thailand has experienced 17 consecutive months of consumer price inflation, it has been slowing since August. The Government of Indonesia tapped the global bond market last week raising a total of USD3.0 billion, forming part of prefunding for the government's 2019 state budget.
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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