7 Things to Know about China’s Bond Rout
China’s bond market, which boomed for three years, seemed to have hit a tipping point in December, with many traders saying it was “the darkest time ever.” One obvious cause was the U.S. Fed predicting more-than-expected rate hikes next year, which would lead to more capital flows out of China. But a few domestic factors paved the way for the big rout that shocked the market.
What may have triggered the rout?
- 1China Asks Banks to Assess Credit Risks Linked to Firms Active in Overseas Deals
- 2Beijing Is Soaking Wet
- 3Authorities Investigate Claims of Cadmium-Laced Wheat From Central China
- 4Weibo and Other Websites Barred From Video Streaming by Authority
- 5Real Estate Tycoon Removed as Political Adviser Over Bribery Allegation