Chinese and Asian High Yield Corporate Bonds: Feeling the Heat

The jitter surrounding Evergrande‚Äôs solvency problem has spread to other Chinese property developers that account for sizeable portion of Chinese and Asian High Yield Corporate index. Chart 1 and 2 show spreads of Chinese and Asian USD bonds have widened to 16% and 11.5%, respectively, while the total return index declined 18% and 12% fromContinue reading “Chinese and Asian High Yield Corporate Bonds: Feeling the Heat”

Lessons from Past Emerging Markets Cycles: Part II (Bonds)

PDF: Lessons from Past Emerging Markets Cycles Part II -Bonds In the past five years, the size of Emerging Market corporate and sovereign bonds has increased by over 50%. This highlights the increasing need of investment for EM to continue growing. Although currently the size of EM bond market is pale compared to U.S. bondContinue reading “Lessons from Past Emerging Markets Cycles: Part II (Bonds)”