Before Thursday’s sell-off in the US Treasury bond market, Federal Reserve officials said in January that it would be “some time” before conditions to scale back their massive bond purchases were met, prompting speculation as to whether any tapering would start this year. Photo: Bloomberg
Before Thursday’s sell-off in the US Treasury bond market, Federal Reserve officials said in January that it would be “some time” before conditions to scale back their massive bond purchases were met, prompting speculation as to whether any tapering would start this year. Photo: Bloomberg

What does US bond ‘taper tantrum’ mean for China’s financial markets?

  • Sharp sell-off in the US Treasury bond market this week triggered declines in financial markets around the world
  • But China’s government bond market, in particular, has shown it is relatively resilient to the rise in US Treasury yields

Topic |   China economy
Before Thursday’s sell-off in the US Treasury bond market, Federal Reserve officials said in January that it would be “some time” before conditions to scale back their massive bond purchases were met, prompting speculation as to whether any tapering would start this year. Photo: Bloomberg
Before Thursday’s sell-off in the US Treasury bond market, Federal Reserve officials said in January that it would be “some time” before conditions to scale back their massive bond purchases were met, prompting speculation as to whether any tapering would start this year. Photo: Bloomberg
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