Asia Bond Monitor - April 2008

Date: April 2008
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 Developments in the Second Half of 2007
    • Size and Composition
    • Turnover
    • Bond Yields
    • Bond Index Returns
    • Institutional and Regulatory Changes
  • Outlook, Risks and Policy Challenges
    • External Market Environment
    • Outlook for 2008
    • Risks to the Outlook
    • Policy Challenges
  • The Indian Bond Market - Developments and Challenges Ahead