March 26, 2020
|Govt. Bond Yields||Latest Yield||Previous Day||Previous Week||YTD|
|2 Year||1.069||▼ 2.3||▼ 9.9||▼ 29.6|
|5 Year||1.280||▼ 10.4||▼ 17.6||▼ 19.0|
|10 Year||1.505||▼ 11.5||▼ 16.5||▼ 16.7|
* Government bond yield changes are expressed in basis points.
|Currencies||Latest Rate||Previous Day||Previous Week||YTD|
|KRW per USD||1,233.300||▼ 0.3||▲ 4.1||▼ 6.7|
|KRW per JPY||11.255||▼ 1.8||▲ 3.1||▼ 5.8|
* Exchange rate changes are expressed as a percentage change.
|Interest Rates||Latest Rate||Previous Day||Previous Week||YTD|
|1D KORIBOR||0.670||▼ 12.0||▲ 9.0||▼ 56.0|
|3M KORIBOR||1.100||▲ 2.0||▲ 5.0||▼ 80.0|
* Interest rate changes are expressed in basis point change.
|Policy Rates||Latest Rate
|BOK Base Rate||0.750||▼ 50.0||▼ 50.0|
* Policy rate changes are expressed in basis point change.
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|Non-Regional Rating Institutions|
ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide is a comprehensive explanation of the regionís bond markets. It provides
information such as the history, legal and regulatory framework, specific characteristics of the market,
trading and transaction (including settlement systems), and other relevant information. The ASEAN+3
Bond Market Guide 2018 Republic of Korea is an outcome of the strong support and kind contributions
of ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum members and experts, particularly from the Republic of Korea.
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The Republic of Korea's local currency (LCY) bond market expanded 1.6% quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in the fourth quarter of 2019 to reach a size of KRW2,407.6 trillion (USD2,083.0 billion) at the end of December. The increase was largely driven by growth in the corporate segment. LCY corporate bonds outstanding rose 2.7% q-o-q to KRW1,455.7 trillion, while outstanding government bonds fell 0.2% q-o-q to KRW951.9 trillion at the end of December. On a year-on-year basis, the Republic of Korea's LCY bond market expanded 7.6%.
Corporate bond issuance in the Republic of Korea surged 30.5% q-o-q in the fourth quarter of 2019 to KRW157.6 trillion from KRW120.7 trillion in the previous quarter.
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