Asia Bond Monitor - November 2008

Publication | November 2008

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 

  • Recent Bond Market Developments
    • Size and Composition
    • Maturity Structure
    • Turnover
    • Bond Yields
    • Bond Index Returns
    • Regulatory Developments
  • Outlook, Risks and Policy Challenges
    • External Market Environment
    • Regional Economic Trends and Outlook for 2009
    • Risks to the Outlook
    • Policy Challenges
  • Market Summaries