COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets Business

COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, as investment sentiment globally and in the region wane and containment measures limit economic activity.
Indonesia: Central bank purchases 1.6 bln USD worth of G-bonds World

Indonesia: Central bank purchases 1.6 bln USD worth of G-bonds

Indonesia’s central bank (BI) has bought 1.6 billion USD worth of government bonds in the primary market, underlining its commitment to remain active in it as the country faces a burgeoning state budget deficit due to the rising cost of COVID-19 mitigation efforts.
Indonesia plans to offer more gov’t bonds World

Indonesia plans to offer more gov’t bonds

Indonesia plans to offer 886 trillion rupiah (57.16 billion USD) worth of government bonds in the last three quarters of this year after collecting 221.4 trillion rupiah from auctions in the first quarter.