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S'pore bonds and equities stand out in region: report

Corporate bonds have outperformed their sovereign peers, says Markit

Singapore government debt trades at 2.21 per cent according to Markit iBoxx Asian Bond Fund, which puts the country on par with the likes of Taiwan and Hong Kong - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

SINGAPORE's bonds and equities markets are not doing too badly, despite surging short interest and capital flight from Asian markets in recent weeks, said financial data firm Markit.

The Republic's sovereign credit trades at a premium to many regional peers, while listed corporate bonds...