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Malaysia's bonds surge past peers in emerging Asia markets due to interest-rate cuts

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Bloomberg8/14/2020 02:37 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Malaysia's bonds surge past peers in emerging Asia markets due to interest-rate cuts
Malaysia’s bonds have been the star performers in emerging Asia this quarter thanks to a succession of interest-rate cuts. Stubborn deflation and a shrinking economy mean there may be more to come.
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Malaysia’s bonds have been the star performers in emerging Asia this quarter thanks to a succession of interest-rate cuts. Stubborn deflation and a shrinking economy mean there may be more to come.

Traders are betting Bank Negara Malaysia will lower borrowing costs for a fifth straight meeting in September after reducing its benchmark by a combined 125 basis points this year. Other positives powering the bond rally include a surge in foreign inflows and among the highest real yields in the region.

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