January’s rise extends a steady increase in foreign ownership of Chinese bonds, driven by their phased inclusion in major global indices and relatively tight monetary policy. Photo: Reuters January’s rise extends a steady increase in foreign ownership of Chinese bonds, driven by their phased inclusion in major global indices and relatively tight monetary policy. Photo: Reuters
January’s rise extends a steady increase in foreign ownership of Chinese bonds, driven by their phased inclusion in major global indices and relatively tight monetary policy. Photo: Reuters
China economy

China debt: foreign holdings of government bonds topped 10 per cent for first time in January

  • Total offshore holdings of Chinese government bonds stood just shy of 2 trillion yuan (US$310 billion) at the end of January
  • Holdings of quasi-sovereign bonds issued by China’s policy banks rose 4.1 per cent from the end of December to a record 956.95 billion yuan

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January’s rise extends a steady increase in foreign ownership of Chinese bonds, driven by their phased inclusion in major global indices and relatively tight monetary policy. Photo: Reuters January’s rise extends a steady increase in foreign ownership of Chinese bonds, driven by their phased inclusion in major global indices and relatively tight monetary policy. Photo: Reuters
January’s rise extends a steady increase in foreign ownership of Chinese bonds, driven by their phased inclusion in major global indices and relatively tight monetary policy. Photo: Reuters
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