Bond Connect

China Issues First Asset-Backed Notes via Bond Connect

China Issues First Asset-Backed Notes via Bond Connect

China issued the first of two batches of asset-backed notes in recent days following the start of the bond connect, to which overseas investors can subscribe.

Aug 13, 2018
Xu Wei
Yuan Showed Resistance as Dollar Surged Last Month

Yuan Showed Resistance as Dollar Surged Last Month

The yuan lost 2 percent against the dollar in April, making it a safer asset than other emerging market currencies as the greenback surged 5 percent throughout the month.

May 21, 2018
Zhou Ailin
China, Hong Kong May Refine Bond Connect Program Next Year, Allow Southbound Investment

China, Hong Kong May Refine Bond Connect Program Next Year, Allow Southbound Investment

China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange is looking at optimizing infrastructure and institutions for the Bond Connect program with Hong…

Dec 22, 2017
Xu Wei
Rise in Panda Bonds Causes Dim Sum Bonds to Lose Traction

Rise in Panda Bonds Causes Dim Sum Bonds to Lose Traction

Panda bonds, those issued by foreign institutions in mainland China, are becoming increasingly common while dim sum bonds, yuan-denominated debt…

Sep 20, 2017
She Qingqi
Standard Chartered Underwrites First Asset-Backed Securities on China’s Bond Connect

Standard Chartered Underwrites First Asset-Backed Securities on China’s Bond Connect

China’s Bond Connect program, the rapidly growing exchange connecting the Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen bond markets, has seen its first asset-backed securities transaction take place.

Aug 24, 2017
Zhou Ailin
Foreign Institutions Add USD5.95 Billion Holdings of Yuan Bonds One Month After Bond Connect

Foreign Institutions Add USD5.95 Billion Holdings of Yuan Bonds One Month After Bond Connect

Foreign institutions upped their holdings of yuan-denominated bonds by USD5.95 billion (CNY39.9 billion) last month to strike a new high for the year.

Aug 17, 2017
Shen Weijia
Foreign Capital Holdings in Yuan-Denominated Bonds Soar to New Highs, Favoring Short-Term Bonds

Foreign Capital Holdings in Yuan-Denominated Bonds Soar to New Highs, Favoring Short-Term Bonds

Foreign capital holdings in the yuan-denominated bonds continued to increase in July, hitting new highs, the latest data show. Short-term bonds remain most attractive to foreign investors.

Aug 4, 2017
First Panda Bond Under the Bond Connect Program Successfully Issues

First Panda Bond Under the Bond Connect Program Successfully Issues

The USD150 million (CNY1 billion) panda bonds of Malayan Banking Bhd [KL:MBBM] (Maybank), with China Development Bank Corp. as…

Jul 24, 2017
Xu Wei
Bond Connect Creates New Opportunities for Foreign Securities Traders, UBS China Says

Bond Connect Creates New Opportunities for Foreign Securities Traders, UBS China Says

Both Chinese and foreign securities traders will benefit from Bond Connect, as they play critical roles in inquiry, market making,…

Jul 4, 2017
Zhou Ailin
PBOC Opens Door to Domestic Credit Bonds for Foreign Rating Agencies to Coax Capital From Abroad

PBOC Opens Door to Domestic Credit Bonds for Foreign Rating Agencies to Coax Capital From Abroad

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has approved foreign financial rating agencies' entry into China to ply their business.

Jul 4, 2017
Xu Yanyan
Bond Connect Receives Warm Response From Investors on Its First Trading Day

Bond Connect Receives Warm Response From Investors on Its First Trading Day

The Bond Connect program linking mainland China to overseas bond trading markets received a warm response from investors on its first trading day.

Jul 4, 2017
Xu Yanyan