Chinese government bonds were not immune to selling that hit global bond markets in late February as rising expectations of economic growth and fears of a possible spike in inflation made investors retreat, but avoided the worst of the rout. Photo: Reuters Chinese government bonds were not immune to selling that hit global bond markets in late February as rising expectations of economic growth and fears of a possible spike in inflation made investors retreat, but avoided the worst of the rout. Photo: Reuters
Chinese government bonds were not immune to selling that hit global bond markets in late February as rising expectations of economic growth and fears of a possible spike in inflation made investors retreat, but avoided the worst of the rout. Photo: Reuters
China economy

China debt: foreign holdings of government bonds rise above 2 trillion yuan in February amid global rout

  • Total holdings of Chinese government bonds by investors outside mainland China stood at a record 2.06 trillion yuan (US$318 billion) at the end of February
  • Foreign holdings of quasi-sovereign policy bank bonds also rose 3.1 per cent, to 986.97 billion yuan.

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Chinese government bonds were not immune to selling that hit global bond markets in late February as rising expectations of economic growth and fears of a possible spike in inflation made investors retreat, but avoided the worst of the rout. Photo: Reuters Chinese government bonds were not immune to selling that hit global bond markets in late February as rising expectations of economic growth and fears of a possible spike in inflation made investors retreat, but avoided the worst of the rout. Photo: Reuters
Chinese government bonds were not immune to selling that hit global bond markets in late February as rising expectations of economic growth and fears of a possible spike in inflation made investors retreat, but avoided the worst of the rout. Photo: Reuters
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