Capital Markets

Japanese medium- and long-term bond yields have been hugging zero. Here, mostly municipal and agency debt yields are shown.

Strong first quarter points to record year for Japan corporate bond sales

Sense that interest rates aren't going any lower drives rush to borrow

  • Investors shrug off terror attacks in Southeast Asia, for now

    Security threat could weigh on regional economies

  • Mainland ties drag down Hong Kong credit score

    Moody's cuts territory's issuer ratings to "Aa2" after hitting China

  • Bank of Korea keeps rates unchanged for 11th month, in line with forecasts

  • Moody's downgrades China's rating to A1

    Country's outlook changed to stable from negative

  • BOJ likely to hold steady on the buying of shorter-dated JGBs

    Yield curve flattens as rates move closer to central bank's targets

  • S&P lifts Indonesia sovereign rating to investment grade

    Stock market index hits record high on long-awaited decision

  • Guarded optimism over 'Bond Connect' between Hong Kong, mainland

    Market players in wait-and-see mode amid lack of key info

  • BOJ watch

    Has the Bank of Japan really tamed long rates?

    Eerie quiet falls over government bond market, but storm may be coming

  • Global stocks stay hot while Shanghai cools off

    But investors begin to feel the heat from tough-talking Chinese regulators

  • Espenilla to promote financial inclusivity, probity

    New Philippine central bank governor sets sites on casinos

  • India's first infrastructure investment trust IPO draws strong demand

  • Vietnam to launch covered warrants in Q3

    The options will give investors exposure to 20 blue chips

  • Japan's bond market lapses under strain of BOJ moves

    Thin supply, uncertainty over yield targeting put off traders

  • BOJ assets swell to 90% of Japan's GDP

    Massive government bond holdings seen posing threat down the road

  • Crimped market ever reliant on BOJ lending government bonds

    Financial institutions borrow longer from central bank amid dried-up supply

  • 'Mr Emerging Markets' finally takes back seat

    Veteran investor Mark Mobius will continue to be the face of Templeton in Asia

  • India's 1st infrastructure investment trust to hold IPO

    IRB Infrastructure Developers looks to raise $784 million

  • India's Ola aims to raise additional $100mn

    Operator of ride-hailing app looking to expand

  • Chinese financial stocks hit hard by 'regulatory storm'

    Fears of further shackles on profits send share prices tumbling across China