South Korean Bond Yields Show Marked Increase on October 18, 2023

SEOUL - Data released today revealed shifts in South Korean bond yields across various terms. According to the information from Yonhap News Agency, the 1-year Treasury bond (TB) yield increased by 1.5 basis points (BP) to 3.753%, while the 2-year TB saw a 3.0 BP hike to 3.966%. The 3-year TB experienced a rise of 4.0 BP to stand at 4.031%.

Furthermore, the 10-year TB noted a substantial increase, moving up by 6.3 BP to 4.287%. In the category of monetary stabilization bonds (MSB), the 2-year yield climbed by 2.6 BP to 3.951%. For corporate bonds rated AA-, specifically the 3-year CB, there was an increase of 4.3 BP, taking it to 4.830%.

Conversely, the 91-day certificate of deposit (CD) yield remained stable, showing no change and holding at 3.820%.

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