ATF China Bond 50 Index


US set to draw focus of China bond investors

US set to draw focus of China bond investors

(ATF) China’s corporate and municipal bonds went into the final trading weeks of the year in decline as investors grow fearful over credit risks among the nation’s indebted companies.With few domestic cues due in the holiday-shortened coming week, traders are likely to be firmly watching developments as the US struggles …

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Financial bonds lead ATF benchmark higher

Financial bonds lead ATF benchmark higher

(ATF) The bonds of Chinese financial companies climbed the most in two months after data showed the nation’s banks increased lending in November.The data, which suggests lenders were shrugging off the impact of the coronavirus downturn, beat analyst expectations.The Financials sub-index of the ATF China Bond 50 Index climbed 0.06%, …

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Stronger data likely to buoy bonds

Stronger data likely to buoy bonds

(ATF) China’s non-sovereign bonds may shake off two weeks of volatility with an anticipated improvement in economic data this week. The reports may overshadow recent concern about corporate indebtedness.Important purchasing managers indexes (PMIs) are expected to show China’s economic recovery from the coronavirus downturn back on track after a slowdown …

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SOE bonds resume drop on crackdown news

SOE bonds resume drop on crackdown news

(ATF) The bonds of state-owned-enterprises (SOEs) resumed a selloff Thursday after it emerged that further regulatory action would be taken to clamp down on credit risks following a rash of defaults. Financial bonds also slid for the eighth day in 11 on news that the troubled Baoshang Bank would be …

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China bonds climb as default fears ease

China bonds climb as default fears ease

(ATF) Chinese corporate and municipal bonds rose Wednesday as investors gauged a selloff in the bonds of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) was overdone.The Enterprises sub-index climbed the most in two weeks, ending a losing streak that had been sparked when a spate of bond defaults prompted a crackdown by authorities on …

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China bonds decline on bank fines

China bonds decline on bank fines

(ATF) China bonds fell Tuesday as investors sold financial credits following a regulatory crackdown to stem a crisis in micro-lending.The yield on China Minsheng Bank's 2.75% bond surged after it was named by China’s Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) for making illegal charges on loans to micro and small-sized …

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China bonds revive amid new vaccine hope

China bonds revive amid vaccine hopes

(ATF) China credits climbed Monday for the first time in three days as the announcement of a third likely vaccine for coronavirus emboldened investors to take on riskier assets.The gain ended the benchmark ATF China Bond 50 Index’s longest run of declines since September. The slump had been spurred by …

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Chinese credits weather the storm

Chinese credits weather the storm

(ATF) Under normal circumstances a stumble in China’s bond market, the world’s second-biggest, would have triggered worries about cascading defaults or a massive exodus.But global investors say this is a mere hiccup as the pandemic has been speeding otherwise slow changes in the nation’s credit markets and conditions were right …

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China joins bond-market top table

China joins the bond-market top table

(ATF) China’s sovereign bonds have joined the ranks of some of the safest debt in the world, with investors willing for the first time to pay for the privilege of lending to the Beijing government.Huge demand for the nation’s debt saw investors bid down yields in the latest offshore sale …

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China bonds stage record-breaking streak

China bonds stage record-breaking streak

(ATF) Chinese corporate and municipal bonds rose for a record 17th day Monday amid encouraging economic news and after the central bank pumped money into the financial system while holding down rates.The nation’s higher-rated debt also advanced as investors grew optimistic again about the prospects of a global recovery from …

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