An electronic stock board outside a securities firm in Tokyo. Several Asia bond fund managers have said they have increased allocations to high-yield bonds for this rate increase cycle. Photo: Bloomberg

Why Asian high-yield bonds are a better bet as rates rise prompted by the US Federal Reserve

Fewer defaults, availability of credit and low sensitivity to US treasuries’ movement mean Asian high-yield bonds could outperform investment-grade bonds in current rate increase cycle

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An electronic stock board outside a securities firm in Tokyo. Several Asia bond fund managers have said they have increased allocations to high-yield bonds for this rate increase cycle. Photo: Bloomberg
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