Asia high-yield to plough through head winds

Diverging monetary policies, weaker valuations and an uncertain regulatory environment will affect Asian high-yield into 2015 but these risks will likely be short-lived.

Asia high-yield to plough through head winds

Several big global themes are at play going into next year and are likely to weigh on Asian high-yield credit markets.

Monetary policy is expected to diverge between some key developed markets and emerging Asia. That combined with weaker valuations in the high-yield sector, lack of clarity towards certain regulations in the region and potential credit problems could shed an unwelcome light on higher risk, indebted Asian companies. 

“We expect corporate...

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