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Indonesia raises 17.3trn rupiah at bond auction, yields lower JAKARTA: Indonesia sold 17.3 trillion rupiah ($1.37 billion) of conventional bonds at an auction on Tuesday above an indicative target of 12 trillion rupiah with lower yields than the previous auction on Jan. 6, an official from the finance ministry's debt office said.The one-year T-bills had the weighted average yield of 6.44242 percent, lower than 6.91849 percent from the last auction.The weighted average yields for nine-year and 19-year bonds were 7.47718 percent and 7.92764 percent respectively, lower than 8.03075 percent and 8.43958 percent from the previous sales.Total incoming bids were 54.785 trillion rupiah, more than double from last incoming bids of 22.876 trillion rupiah.Highest bid-to-cover ratio was 5.83 for one-year T-bills.Finance ministry also issued 3 trillion rupiah in total from six-year and seven-year rupiah denominated bonds on Jan. 2 this year via private placement.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

JGBs gain after Swiss move, 10-year yield hits record low TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices rose on Friday, with the 10-year yield hitting a new record low, after Switzerland's central bank unexpectedly scrapped its currency cap and jolted global financial markets.As Basel's move prompted investors to sell shares worldwide to offset losses on the franc, JGBs attracted flight-to-quality bids.The 10-year JGB yield fell to as low as 0.225 percent , setting record lows for four days in a row. It last stood at 0.240 percent, ...
Benchmark JGBs steady in quiet trade TOKYO: Benchmark Japanese government bonds were steady on Thursday in relatively quiet trade, while the price of the 5-year JGB inched down as investors positioned for an auction in that tenor next week.The 10-year yield was flat on the day at 0.250 percent, after dropping as low as 0.240 percent earlier.Prices of superlong bonds moved slightly higher. The 20-year yield edged down half a basis point to 0.910 percent, up from 0.900 percent earlier, while ...
South Korea bonds rally on eve of central bank policy review SEOUL: South Korean government bonds rallied on Wednesday, with some yields falling below the 7-day policy rate, as traders bet on a surprise interest rate cut by the central bank at a policy review on Thursday. The 1-year treasury bond yield ended the session at 1.956 percent and the 3-year yield at 1.974 percent, both at record lows and below the central bank's 7-day policy rate of 2.0 percent.This week's bond rally was sparked by ...
JGB 5-year yield close to record low, nears negative territory TOKYO: The five-year Japanese government bond yield hovered near a record low on Tuesday as safe-haven demand exacerbated a decline in yields driven by the Bank of Japan's extensive easy policy. The five-year yield was down half a basis point at 0.005 percent after touching a record low of zero percent. Yields have been declining in other sovereign debt markets as tumbling oil prices have dimmed the allure of risk assets and increased investor demand ...
China property firm fails to make bond payment SHANGHAI: A Chinese property developer has confirmed it failed to make a $23 million interest payment on a dollar-denominated bond, a statement said, raising worries over the country's weak real estate sector.Kaisa Group Holdings, which is based in the southern city of Shenzhen, said in a statement late Monday that it did not make a scheduled payment last week on a $500 million bond.Hong Kong-listed Kaisa could become the first Chinese developer to default on ...
South Korea bond futures up after president's comment on policy SEOUL: South Korean treasury bond futures jumped in late morning trade on Monday after President Park Geun-hye emphasised the importance of a timely response by policy authorities through cooperation with each other. "Regarding (your question on possible) interest rate reduction, authorities in charge of macro-economic policy will respond in a timely manner through cooperation with each other," Park told a televised news conference in response to a question. The March futures on three-year treasury bonds ...

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyNovember
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
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