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Higher yield potential and added diversification aren’t the only qualities attracting fixed-income investors to Asia. The region’s bond markets are large and growing, and reform-minded governments are providing the necessary policy support to maintain growth.
Economic growth in Asia is supported by China’s stabilising demand and the efforts of Asian central banks
Asian bonds offer attractive yield potential, particularly compared with the typically low to negative yields of bonds from more developed nations
Asian credit fundamentals remain broadly stable: companies generally have lower debt levels and are maintaining adequate cash levels on their balance sheets
Our medium-term outlook for China’s bond market remains positive thanks to policymakers’ efforts to balance growth and stability, and the trend towards more open, integrated markets