The inclusion of RMB-denominated bonds in leading global indices will be a turning point for the onshore bond market, following the pattern of the Stock Connect, said Ivan Chung, an associate managing director at Moody’s Investors Service.
Dim sum bonds endure, says JPM
China’s offshore dim sum bonds are not going to disappear any time soon, despite the expanding issuance of onshore panda bonds, said Stephen Chang, head of Asian fixed income at JP Morgan Asset Management.
First mover in CIBM targets China state bonds
The enormous domestic bond market is “more liquid than people might expect”, said Robert Simpson, portfolio manager at Insight Investment, which is about to become one of the first foreign firms to invest through the newly-opened bond channel.