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China finance ministry to auction 1-year and 10-year bonds BEIJING: China's Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday that it would auction 35 billion yuan of 10-year bonds and 28 billion yuan of one-year bonds on Aug. 3. After the auctions, both bonds would be issued from Aug. 3 to Aug. 4 and start trading on the secondary market on Aug. 8, the ministry said in separate statements.Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

Benchmark JGBs ease, next week's BOJ meeting awaited TOKYO: Benchmark Japanese government bonds eased on Friday but moves were limited as investors waited to see if the Bank of Japan will offer more stimulus at a policy review late next week. The 10-year JGB yield added 1 basis point to minus 0.225 percent, up from an earlier session low of minus 0.240 percent.September 10-year futures inched 0.02 point lower to end at 153.18.Investors remained way about the BOJ's July 28-29 meeting, and whether ...

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Benchmark JGBs rise, longer zone slips after 20-year sale TOKYO: Benchmark Japanese government bond prices firmed on Wednesday, while the superlong zone edged lower after lacklustre demand at a 20-year auction. The 10-year JGB yield inched down half a basis point to minus 0.240 percent, while September 10-year futures added 0.16 point to end at 153.28.But the 20-year JGB yield rose 1.5 basis points to 0.150 percent, and the 30-year JGB yield climbed 2 basis points to 0.210 percent.A downturn in stocks supported bonds, ...

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New Development Bank completes first green bond sale, sees strong orders HONG KONG: The New Development Bank (NAB), an infrastructure-focused lender established by the BRICS emerging nations last year, has completed the sale of its first worldwide bond in China's interbank bond market. It was also the first yuan-denominated green bond sold in mainland China by a multinational financial institution.The five-year, 3 billion yuan ($447.87 million) bond was priced at 3.07 percent on Tuesday, with the total order book amounting to around 9 billion yuan."Demand for ...

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Indian bonds rally ahead of CPI data, central bank governor announcement NEW DELHI: Indian government bonds rallied on Tuesday, with the benchmark 10-year yields at over three-year lows, as investors bet on benign inflation data later in the day and awaited a government announcement on the next central bank governor.The rally also tracked gains in emerging markets this week on a combination of upbeat U.S. data, expectations of more stimulus from global policymakers, and global investors seeking higher returns.Foreign investors bought a net $76 million worth ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGBs mixed, 20-year yield hits record low as superlongs outperform TOKYO: Benchmark Japanese government bonds slipped on Tuesday but inched off session lows after a solid 10-year auction, while strength in the superlong zone shaved the 20-year yield down to a record low.The Ministry of Finance offered 2.4 trillion yen ($23.50 billion) of 10-year JGBs with a 0.10 percent coupon.The notes sold at a lowest price of 103.47, and drew bids of 3.64 times the amount offered, indicating solid demand though falling a bit short ...

Markets - Fixed Income - Asia

JGB yields rise from record lows ahead of auction TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices firmed on Monday following solid gains in their U.S. counterparts late last week, with two-, five- and 20-year yields hitting record lows before the market gave up gains ahead of a 10-year JGB auction later this week.The 20-year JGB yield fell to as low as 0.035 percent , before stepping back to 0.045 percent, up 0.5 of a basis point from Friday.The five-year yield fell to a record low of ...