Low oil price has less impact on Asia consumers

Joel Kim, head of fixed income for Asia Pacific at BlackRock, tells FinanceAsia why the drivers for Asian fixed income are strong.

Low oil price has less impact on Asia consumers

Of the big macro themes, which is the most relevant now for Asian fixed income
Markets remain policy-driven but we are experiencing policy divergence. The European Central Bank has made its move by announcing a 1.1 trillion $1.2 trillion bond-buying stimulus programme, which further contrasts with the economic liftoff in the US. The US’s return to growth is to some extent a drag on Asian bond markets.

And the widely...

FinanceAsia has updated its subscription model. Registered readers now have the opportunity to read five articles from our award-winning website for free. Please subscribe for unlimited access.

Click for more on: asia | energy | bonds

Print Edition

FinanceAsia Print Edition