Brad Levitt, Standard Chartered's head of Asian fixed income, outlines his hopes for the year ahead as well as looking back at recent trends.
What are your main hopes for the local currency bond markets in 2003
We expect to see the ongoing development in all of the local markets, as regulatory authorities and central banks continue to push for change and increased liquidity.
What were the main trends in the Asian local currency bond markets last year
One common feature was the continued improvement in the infrastructure of local bond markets. Although the markets evolve in different ways, governments and regulators continue to focus efforts on...