Asia's bond markets offer value

Analysts agree that Asian bonds offer good value to investors thanks to the region's strong economic fundamentals and low corporate default rates.

Rising fears of a double-dip recession and the escalation of the European debt crisis have kept markets volatile, but the consensus among analysts is that bonds, in selective cases, offer good opportunities for global investors.

Asian bond markets, according to a Schroders report last week, are supported by high interest rates and global demand for safe assets. “More than half of the bond market is made up of countries which have very high GDP per...

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