We are pleased to share the results and analysis from the latest Asian Bond Investor Survey. As the survey moves into its 4th edition, we see some clear trends in the investment focus and strategies of these global fixed income investors.

To bring the survey results into perspective, FinanceAsia’s editorial team has highlighted the key survey findings and interviewed senior executives from HSBC and S&P Global Ratings to discuss the latest market trends. The research feature will be published in the November/December issue of FinanceAsia magazine, highlighting key findings that include:

  • The hottest investment countries within Asia Pacific
  • The growing attraction of China’s onshore bond market
  • The dominant factors influencing usage of Bond Connect
  • Infrastructure is now the sector of choice
  • Green & ESG investments
  • The importance of ratings and research

Launched in 2016, the Asian Bond Investor Survey is biannual research examining global fixed income investors’ shifting sentiment on Asia’s bond markets. The surveys are led by East & Partners Asia and commissioned by HSBC and S&P Global Ratings. 176 investors have been interviewed in this latest round between July 17th and August 21st, 2017.

We are delighted to provide you with the latest survey feature, plus the full survey results. This microsite also gives you access to previous survey features, the latest fixed income related stories and analysis from FinanceAsia.com, as well as thought leadership articles from HSBC and S&P Global Ratings. We hope it provides you with a wealth of insight throughout the year.

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Asian Bond Investor Survey - Edition 4

Please click here to download a copy of the latest feature highlighting analysis and key takeaways from the latest round of the Asian Bond Investor Survey. It summarises insights into the shifting sentiment of 176 influential global fixed income investors.

Also available are the full survey results as well as features from the three previous rounds of this biannual research, with links below.


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