Tracking the path of Thailand's tiger economy

Thailand is in many ways typical of bond markets across the ASEAN region. Its corporate bond market, though growing quickly, is still a fraction of government bond volumes. Secondary liquidity is still a problem. Cross-border participation is still a huge opportunity. But in other ways, Thailand stands out from the crowd. The willingness of investors to accept lower-rated credits in the country is one thing that issuers in many other Southeast Asian markets can only dream of – and the relatively small foreign holdings of government bonds provides an interesting data point for a region that is still struggling to find the right balance when it comes to foreign inflows. ASIAMONEY talks to a variety of senior market participants to find out what Thailand can learn from its neighbours, and what lessons it can offer them.

  • 12 Sep 2013
Asiamoney [AM]: One of the things we’ve found in previous events concerning the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) market is that that corporate bond markets cannot really be discussed in isolation. Instead, you need to see the development of corporate bond issuance in the context of the ...

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