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-Emerging East Asia Bonds Can Weather Short-Term Risks - ADB

Nov 20, 2018 - ENP Newswire

Short-term risks continue to cast a shadow over emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets.

However, they should be able to weather the challenges so long as the region's policymakers remain vigilant, says the latest edition of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor.

Short-term risks include general risk aversion toward emerging markets, faster-than-expected hikes in US interest rates, and escalating global trade tensions. Tightening liquidity conditions exacerbat...