Latest Update: March 27, 2015 17:12 (Manila Time)

ASIA BOND MONITOR

March 2015

Emerging East Asia’s local currency bond markets are broadly holding up well, but widening credit spreads, a stronger United States dollar, Greece’s debt crisis, and plunging oil prices pose risks to the region’s bond markets, says the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) latest Asia Bond Monitor.

Market Watch
LCY 10 Year Government Bonds Latest Yield YTD Change (BP) MTD Change (BP)
CN 3.530 12.0 16.0
HK 1.426 47.0 13.6
ID 7.303 49.3 24.1
JP 0.329     0.0 0.6
KR 2.177 42.8 17.8
MY 3.888 25.9 1.9
PH 4.146 28.3 16.3
SG 2.178 10.2 5.6
TH 2.697 3.2 4.6
US 1.989 18.2 0.4
VN 6.543 68.7 2.0
Bond Market Indicators
Size and Composition: Size of LCY Bond Market in % GDP (Sep 2014)
Credit Risk Watch
Weekly Emerging East Asian Credit Default Spread - Senior 5-year
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