Asia Bond Monitor – September 2020
The size of emerging East Asia’s local currency bond market reached USD17.2 trillion at the end of June 2020. In the second quarter of 2020 the market expanded by 5.0% quarter on-quarter and 15.5% year-on-year.
This report provides an update on financial conditions and market developments amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. It also discusses recent trends and changes in the investor profile in local currency bond markets in Asia; the rising use of digital payment during the pandemic; and environmental, social, and governance investments and their resilience in the COVID-19 era.
- Executive Summary
- Global and Regional Market Developments
- Bond Market Developments in the Second Quarter of 2020
- Policy and Regulatory Developments
- Market Summaries
- China, People’s Republic of
- Hong Kong, China
- Korea, Republic of
- Viet Nam