Asia Bond Monitor - March 2006

Publication | March 2006

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 2005 and Outlook for 2006
    • Size and Composition
    • Market Liquidity
    • Yields and Returns
    • Bond Index Returns
    • Institutional and Regulatory Developments
  • Policy Challenges for Bond Market Development
  • Financial Deepening in Emerging East Asia - An International Perspective