Greater scrutiny of Chinese bonds to boost investor appetite

A crackdown by the Chinese government on corporate bond issuers is expected to enhance the market's appeal for investors.

Greater scrutiny of Chinese bonds to boost investor appetite

Investor appetite for Chinese corporate bonds is expected to sweeten this year, as the country’s government implements stricter checks on the financial health of issuers.  

The tougher scrutiny is much needed because the high default rates of Chinese corporate bonds this year and last have made investors think twice about buying these securities. The Chinese government has been seeking to attract more capital to the nation's cash-starved corporates, but must convince investors it...

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