Hang Seng and Markit unveil iBoxx RMB index family

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By Carrie Hong
23 Oct 2014

Hang Seng Indexes and Markit this week launched the Hang Seng Markit iBoxx Offshore RMB Bond Index family (HSM iBoxx), which includes more than 600 indices classified according to criteria such as issuer types, sectors, rating, maturity and size.

The HSM iBoxx overall index is based on a total of 260 offshore RMB-denominated bonds issued since March 31, 2011, which Markit considers to be the effective starting date for the offshore RMB bond market, in terms of diversity and issuance volume. To be eligible, a ...

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