Asian Local Currency Bond Markets

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Guorong Jiang

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Robert N. McCauley

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Date Written: June 1, 2004

Abstract

The liquidity of Asian local currency bond markets varies with overall size, turnover, issue size and dispersion of holdings. Recently, returns on higher-yielding instruments have led local currency bonds to outperform US Treasuries in aggregate.

JEL Classification: E440, G150, H630, O160

Suggested Citation

Jiang, Guorong and McCauley, Robert N., Asian Local Currency Bond Markets (June 1, 2004). BIS Quarterly Review, June 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1968410

Guorong Jiang

Bank for International Settlements (BIS) ( email )

Centralbahnplatz 2
Basel, Basel-Stadt 4002
Switzerland

Robert N. McCauley (Contact Author)

Bank for International Settlements (BIS) ( email )

CH-4002 Basel, Basel-Stadt
Switzerland

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