The ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide is a comprehensive report on bond market in East Asia. The Guide is a product of the collaborative efforts of ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum (ABMF) members.
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This publication reviews recent developments in East Asian local currency bond markets along with the outlook, risks, and policy options. It covers the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the People’s Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; and the Republic of Korea.
The Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas decided to hike key interest rates by 50 basis points in its 9 August meeting. As a result, the overnight lending rate now stands at 4.5% while the overnight reverse repurchase and deposit rate stand at 4.0% and 3.5%, respectively. On the other hand, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Thailand decided to maintain the 1-day repurchase rate at 1.5% following their monetary policy meeting on 8 August. Economic growth in Indonesia climbed to 5.3% y-o-y in Q2 2018 while Japanâ€™s economy expanded by an annualized rate of 1.9%. In the Philippines, the economy grew 6.0% y-o-y, and Hong Kong, China's economy continued to expand, with gross domestic product growing 3.5% y-o-y in Q2 2018.
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Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar and ERMR jointly organized the capacity building workshop on Bond Market Development in Emerging East Asia on 11-12 August in Yangon. The workshop provided an overview of regional bond markets, thematic issues, and country experiences. About 60 participants from the public and private sectors attended.
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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