We are pleased to announce that the feature highlighting the key findings from Round 2 of our biannual Asian Bond Investor Survey is now available for download.

During August/September 2016, East & Partners Asia - on behalf of FinanceAsia and in association with HSBC and S&P Global Ratings - conducted phone interviews with 152 Chief Investment Officers and Heads of Asian Fixed Income from the world’s most influential investors. Their views, which are sought on a biannual basis in order to establish market trends, covered a variety of topics. These included macro and regional issues affecting future investment decisions, appetite for specific investment opportunities, research and ratings requirements and the top concerns currently facing investors.

To bring colour to the research the collated responses were analysed by FinanceAsia’s editorial team, and senior executives from HSBC and S&P Global Ratings. The resulting feature, also published in the November 2016 issue of FinanceAsia magazine, provides a unique insight into the current sentiment and investment intentions of the global fixed income investor community. It also outlines how sentiment has changed since the inaugural survey six month earlier. To view the research feature, please click here.

As well as providing readers with the latest biannual research feature, this microsite will be regularly updated throughout the years with additional news stories, features and thought leadership articles from FinanceAsia, HSBC and S&P Global Ratings. We hope it provides you with a wealth of insightful information.

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Round 2

Round 2 of the Asian Bond Investor Survey, sponsored by HSBC and S&P Global Ratings, reveals the growing scale and confidence of the region’s credit markets and investors.

This feature, also published in the November issue of FinanceAsia magazine, showcases the key findings from the survey, comparison trends with round 1, and provides a wealth of unique insights for fixed income investors.


An analysis of the key survey findings and market commentary
Ritesh Maheshwari of S&P Global Ratings shares his views on Round 2 of the Asian Bond Investor Survey. Carla Gouge of HSBC provides supporting market commentary to explain the dynamics of investment behaviour towards Asian instruments.


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