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Market Watch
Close of October 17, 2017 Change From
Govt. Bond Yields
(10 Year)
Latest Closing Previous Day Previous Week YTD
CN 3.790 2.0 5.0 77.0
HK 1.721 2.5 4.4 25.3
ID 6.613 5.5 3.3 136.0
JP 0.070 0.6 1.5 2.4
KR 2.400 0.5 1.7 30.8
MY 3.906 0.3 1.5 32.2
PH 4.846 21.2 18.5 21.8
SG 2.039 0.0 4.7 43.6
TH 2.234 1.6 4.8 41.4
US 2.300 0.4 6.1 14.5
VN 5.526     0.0 0.4 84.9
* Government bond yield changes are expressed in basis points. 
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Currencies Latest Closing Previous Day Previous Week YTD
BND per USD 1.356 0.3 0.0 6.4
CNY per USD 6.624 0.5 0.8 4.6
HKD per USD 7.808 0.0 0.1 0.7
IDR per USD 13,507.000 0.2 0.0 0.3
JPY per USD 112.200 0.0 0.2 4.1
KHR per USD 4,045.944 0.1 0.1 0.6
KRW per USD 1,132.590 0.4 0.3 6.1
LAK per USD 8,299.000 0.0 0.0 1.4
MMK per USD 1,361.130 0.8 0.9 0.3
MYR per USD 4.224 0.2 0.1 5.8
PHP per USD 51.306 0.1 0.3 3.4
SGD per USD 1.356 0.3     0.0 6.3
THB per USD 33.115 0.2 0.4 7.6
VND per USD 22,728.000 0.0 0.0 0.1
* Exchange rate changes are expressed as a percentage change. 
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Policy Rates
Change From
Policy Rates Market Latest Rate Previous Rate YTD
1-Year Deposit Rate CN 1.500 25.0     0.0
1-Year Lending Rate CN 4.350 25.0     0.0
Discount Window Base Rate HK 1.250 25.0     0.0
Bank Indonesia 7-day Reverse Repo Rate ID 4.250 25.0 50.0
Target Uncollateralized Overnight Call Rate

*Set at a range of 0 to -0.1%
JP -0.100     0.0     0.0
BOK Base Rate KR 1.250     0.0     0.0
Overnight Policy Rate MY 3.000     0.0     0.0
BSP Overnight Borrowing (Reverse Repo) Rate PH 3.000     0.0     0.0
BSP Overnight Lending (Repo) Rate PH 3.500     0.0     0.0
1-day Repurchase Rate TH 1.500     0.0     0.0
US Fed Fund Target Rate

*Set at a range of 0.75% to 1.0%
US 1.250 25.0 50.0
Refinancing Rate VN 6.250 25.0 25.0
* Policy rate changes are expressed in basis point change. 
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Sovereign Ratings
  Regional Rating Institutions  
Market RAM R&I
bn A1 stable
cn AA3 stable A+ stable
hk AA+ stable
id BBB2 stable BBB- postitive
jp A stable AA+ negative
kh B1 stable
kr AA stable A+ stable
la B2 stable
mm B2 stable
my A2 stable A stable
ph gBBB3(pi) positive BBB stable
sg AAA stable AAA stable
th BBB1 stable BBB+ negative
vn BB3 stable BB- stable
Non-Regional Rating Institutions
Market Fitch S&P
bn
cn A+ stable AA- negative
hk AA+ stable AAA negative
id BBB- positive BBB- stable
jp A stable A+ stable
kh B+ stable
kr AA- stable AA stable
la
mm
my A- stable A- stable
ph BBB- positive BBB stable
sg AAA stable AAA stable
th BBB+ stable BBB+ stable
vn BB- positive BB- stable
No data available.
LCY Government Bond Yield Movements
Weekly Debt Highlights
October 16, 2017

Based on advanced estimates, Singapore’s gross domestic product growth rose to 4.6% year-on-year (y-o-y) in the third quarter (Q3) of 2017 from 2.9% y-o-y in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017. On 13 October, the Monetary Authority of Singapore decided to maintain its neutral monetary policy stance. Malaysia’s industrial production growth further strengthened in August to 6.8% y-o-y, the highest since March 2015. The People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) Caixin Composite Purchasing Managers Index fell to 51.4 in September from 52.4 in the prior month. In September, exports and imports in the PRC rose 8.1% y-o-y and 18.7% y-o-y, respectively, logging in a trade surplus of USD28.5 billion. In August, Philippine exports grew 9.4% y-o-y, while imports reversed dropping 3.2% y-o-y, with trade deficit increasing to USD2.4 billion. Japan’s current account surplus widened to JPY2.4 trillion in August from JPY2.3 trillion in July. Singapore’s total retail sales amounted to SGD3.7 billion in August reflecting a 3.5% y-o-y rise after increasing 1.8% y-o-y in July. On 6 October, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas streamlined its bond issuance requirements in order to provide greater flexibility for banks and quasi-banks in tapping the capital market as an alternative funding source.

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