Asia Bond Monitor - April 2007

Date: April 2007
Type: Reports
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Series: Asia Bond Monitor
ISSN: 2219-1526 (print)

Description

The Asia Bond Monitor (ABM) reviews recent developments in East Asian local currency bond markets along with the outlook, risks, and policy options. The ABM covers the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations member countries plus the People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; and the Republic of Korea.

Contents

  • Bond Market Development in 2006, Outlook and Policy Options
    • Size and Composition
    • Turnover
    • Bond Yields
    • Bond Index Returns
    • Institutional and Regulatory Developments
    • Outlook for 2007
    • Policy Options
  • Securitization—Concepts and Development in East Asia
    • Concepts
    • Development in East Asia
    • Impact of National Regulation and Basel Capital Standards
    • Legal and Regulatory Issues
    • Scope for Development and Multilateral Support