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Market Watch
Close of December 13, 2017 Change From
Govt. Bond Yields
(10 Year)
Latest Closing Previous Day Previous Week YTD
CN 4.030     0.0 3.0 101.0
HK 1.879 3.4 1.0 9.5
ID 6.527 0.7 0.1 144.6
JP 0.050 0.3 0.5 0.4
KR 2.455     0.0 1.5 36.3
MY 3.964 0.1 1.1 26.4
PH 5.700 1.9 0.3 107.2
SG 2.037 0.8 0.3 43.7
TH 2.431 2.5 7.1 21.7
US 2.342 5.9 0.4 10.2
VN 5.378 11.0 15.4 99.7
* Government bond yield changes are expressed in basis points. 
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Currencies Latest Closing Previous Day Previous Week YTD
BND per USD 1.347 0.4 0.1 7.0
CNY per USD 6.620 0.0 0.1 4.7
HKD per USD 7.804 0.0 0.1 0.6
IDR per USD 13,590.000 0.1 0.3 0.9
JPY per USD 112.540 0.9 0.2 3.8
KHR per USD 4,038.796 0.0 0.0 0.8
KRW per USD 1,090.640 0.1 0.3 9.6
LAK per USD 8,304.000 0.0 0.1 1.5
MMK per USD 1,358.000 0.1 0.1 0.0
MYR per USD 4.087 0.2 0.3 8.9
PHP per USD 50.447 0.0 0.5 1.7
SGD per USD 1.347 0.4 0.2 6.9
THB per USD 32.535 0.2 0.3 9.2
VND per USD 22,708.000 0.0 0.0 0.2
* 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     0.0 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 1.500 25.0 25.0
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 1.000 25.0 25.0
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
December 11, 2017

Japanís economy expanded 2.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) in the third quarter of 2017 higher than the preliminary estimate of 1.4% y-o-y made in November. Consumer price inflation eases to 3.3% y-o-y in both Indonesia and the Philippines in November. The PRCís trade surplus widened to USD40.2 billion in November on back of accelerating growth in exports and imports. Malaysiaís exports and imports maintained their double-digit growth in October, rising 18.9% y-o-y and 20.9% y-o-y, respectively. Japanís current account surplus slightly eased to JPY2.2 trillion in October. The Republic of Koreaís current account surplus narrowed to USD5.7 billion in October largely driven by the decline in the goods account surplus. Singaporeís Purchasing Managers Index recorded a reading of 52.9 in November, marking the 15th consecutive month of expansion in the manufacturing economy. The Philippinesí foreign reserves fell to a 2-year low of USD80.3 billion at the end of November. The PRCís total foreign reserves increased for the 10th consecutive month in November, rising to USD3,119 billion. In December, the PRCís bond clearinghouse launched the Shanghai Key Yield as the new yield benchmark for PRC government bonds.

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