China defaults are unnerving bond markets

In view of recent corporate defaults in China, Standard & Poor’s discusses what lies ahead for the country's credit market.

China defaults are unnerving bond markets

Why was Chaori’s default a landmark event for China’s bond market
For a long time there has been a market perception of implicit Chinese government support for companies, especially issuers of onshore bonds. That perception may be changing. Indeed, Chaori’s recent default signals greater government willingness to let borrowers be subjected to market discipline. It is clear that the Chinese government is beginning to address this difficult moral hazard and the issue surrounding an implicit state...

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