Latest Update: August 27, 2014 17:23 (Manila Time)

ASIA BOND MONITOR

March 2014

Emerging East Asiaís local currency bond markets have regained their bounce as bond yields have fallen for most markets in recent months. However, bond markets could still be jolted by the ongoing tapering in US quantitative easing, the slowdown in economic growth in the Peopleís Republic of China, and moves by the European Central Bank to counter threat of deflation, says the latest quarterly Asia Bond Monitor from the Asian Development Bank.

Market Watch
LCY 10 Year Government Bonds Latest Yield YTD Change (BP) MTD Change (BP)
CN 4.280 34.0 4.0
HK 1.868 43.7 15.6
ID 8.279 17.3 26.2
JP 0.503 23.8 3.5
KR 3.062 52.3 0.8
MY 3.966 16.2 8.4
PH 4.125 52.5 10.0
SG 2.320 24.0 14.0
TH 3.708 18.9     0.0
US 2.396 63.2 16.2
VN 8.000 105.0 55.0
Bond Market Indicators
Size and Composition: Size of LCY Bond Market in % GDP (Dec 2013)
Credit Risk Watch
Weekly Emerging East Asian Credit Default Spread - Senior 5-year
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