In our inaugural Philippines Bond Poll last year, 76% of fixed-income investors surveyed said they planned to increase their exposure to Philippine debt securities in the next 12 months.
The result was a strong endorsement for a country that has quickly built a reputation in the Asean region as a valued fixed-income market.
With the Philippines economy averaging around 6% growth over the last five years -- the fastest growth rate since the late seventies -- sentiment remains favourable and the market is on a strong upward arc.
In FinanceAsia’s region-wide 2015 Fixed Income research poll, the Philippines scored high marks. It was...