New connect in HK to lure more bond investors2021-10-18
Chinese investors from the mainland will become more integrated into the international bond market through a new program allowing bond purchases in Hong Kong's offshore market. The program will also encourage the market's overseas bond issuance over time, analysts said.
China opens southbound bond trading, boosting two-way opening-up2021-10-18
China officially launched the Southbound Trading channel of its Bond Connect program on Friday, which industry professionals regard as a further step for the country to liberalize its capital market and contribute to more balanced cross-border capital flows.
RMB bonds for $1.24b on auction in HK2021-10-18
China's Ministry of Finance will issue 8 billion yuan ($1.24 billion) worth of renminbi-denominated sovereign bonds in Hong Kong's offshore market, and the primary auction will start on Thursday morning, the ministry said on Wednesday.
Bond link a win-win for mainland, HK: Officials2021-10-18
Southbound trading under the Bond Connect program between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong will be launched on Sept 24, the People's Bank of China and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Wednesday, and immediately drew plaudits from market mavens.
China sees surging "panda bond" issuance in H12021-10-18
China's "panda bond" issuance surged in the first half of the year, though its financing environment tightened compared to the same period last year, according to an industry report.
Special bonds raise pickup hopes2021-10-18
China's issuances of local government special bonds, key instruments that partially fund investments in infrastructure projects, have decelerated in the first half of the year, creating room for scaling up in coming months, which should help anchor the economy, officials and experts said on Tuesday.
Local govt bond issues to rise this year2021-10-18
Local government bond issuances are expected to hit a record this year as the government continues steps to stabilize infrastructure construction and spur economic growth, despite economic activity almost rebounding to the levels before the COVID-19 pandemic, experts said.