29.01.2013 - Positive Asian bond demand/supply dynamics in 2013
Net government bond supply as a percentage of the total outstanding is slightly higher versus 2012 in mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia, but is expected to be more moderate in Indonesia, India, Thailand, the Philippines and South Korea. The Philippines has raised more than it needed and is able to reduce its financing needs. The Monetary Authority of Singapore sets supply according to demand by surveying primary dealers, so demand always slightly exceeds supply. Malaysia is keeping issuance of Malaysian government securities light as it shifts to more government Islamic issues (GIIs) and offers guarantees on other debt...............................................Full Article: Source
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