24 Aug 2019
China has taken several steps to shore up the economy. Infrastructure investment picked up in July in line with a faster issuance of special government bonds. The rise signals official efforts to boost the economy and was captured in a new index compiled by Bloomberg Economics based on NDRC data. Bloomberg Economics’ Chang Shu discusses the data on “Bloomberg Markets: China Open.”
31 Mar 2019
The near-$13 trillion Chinese domestic bond market, on course to overtake Japan as the world’s No. 2, will see some of its securities included in benchmark global indexes for the first time, starting next week. The fresh impetus comes from the phased inclusion of Chinese sovereign bonds and debt sold by three key state-owned policy banks into the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index.