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Asia Bond Market Expanding; Housing Bonds, Green Bonds are Potential Growth Areas

The local currency bond markets in emerging economies in East Asia continued to expand over the first quarter of 2019 despite trade conflicts and moderating global growth, according to the ADB’s latest issue of the Asia Bond Monitor. Housing bonds and green bonds are potential areas of future growth, the quarterly report said.

Asia Bond Market Expanding; Housing Bonds, Green Bonds are Potential Growth Areas

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