Asia's bonds find favour as volatility slides

BlackRock ranks Indonesia debt as its top pick in Asia after India

FUNDS are returning to Asia after the knee-jerk withdrawal following Donald Trump's election as US president, and declining volatility means debt in India, Indonesia and South Korea are attractive, money managers say. BlackRock Inc, Aberdeen Asset Management Plc and Aviva Investors share their views on picks in Asia, the impact of President Trump, the outlook for Asian central banks and the US dollar.

Widodo's reforms

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is cutting red tape and boosting revenues with a tax amnesty, brightening the outlook for South-east Asia's biggest economy. He has laid out an infrastructure blueprint to build ports, roads and railways to spur growth to 7 per cent by the end of his...

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