Government debt and policy bank bonds are likely to remain attractive to foreign investors in the coming years, as more Chinese debt is included in global bond indices. Photo: Shutterstock
Government debt and policy bank bonds are likely to remain attractive to foreign investors in the coming years, as more Chinese debt is included in global bond indices. Photo: Shutterstock

Foreign investors pile into Chinese onshore debt markets in search of yields as coronavirus pandemic worsens

  • Yields on 10-year Chinese government debt have greatly exceeded US 10-year Treasury notes, similar government debt this year
  • Foreign investors held US$319 billion in Chinese onshore debt as of end of March

Government debt and policy bank bonds are likely to remain attractive to foreign investors in the coming years, as more Chinese debt is included in global bond indices. Photo: Shutterstock
Government debt and policy bank bonds are likely to remain attractive to foreign investors in the coming years, as more Chinese debt is included in global bond indices. Photo: Shutterstock
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