Malaysia government bond downgrade

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is on the verge of being removed from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI), with local government bonds facing a potential rating downgrade, raising the risk of capital flight and increasing headwinds on the ringgit. However, bond market pundits told StarBiz

20 Jan 2020 Moody's Investors Service has reaffirmed Malaysia's credit profile of A3 The rating could be downgraded if government debt was to increase  Standard & Poor's, A-, -, 15 May 2008, outlook downgrade. Moody's Investors Service, A3, -, 11 Jan 2016, outlook downgrade. Fitch Ratings, A-, -, 30 Jun 2015   17 Apr 2019 Malaysia is being considered for a potential downgrade in FTSE's World Government Bond Index, making it ineligible for inclusion. 2 Mei 2019 TTF: DBS Research downgraded Malaysian government bonds (see news The Federal Treasury in Malaysia presents a very low risk to bond  Malaysia. Introduction: Foreign holdings of. Malaysian government bonds. Foreign investors comprise a significant composition of Malaysian bond market,. 22 Aug 2019 In April, FTSE Russell said Malaysia was being considered for a potential downgrade that would disqualify the country's bonds from being  14 Dec 2018 The government inherited a substantially worse financial situation than its Since Malaysia now greatly exceeds the median debt criterion for A-rated why credit-rating agencies would not contemplate a downgrade.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — News that Malaysia might be disqualified from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI) weighed heavily on the ringgit in the global currency market yesterday. A report by Starbiz also predicted local selloff would intensify, with a potential exodus of almost RM20 billion to

Malaysia’s market accessibility level is in danger of being downgraded under the FTSE’s global classification framework. This will see Malaysia fall out of the World Government Bond Index (WGBI), which it has been a part of since 2004, to the Emerging Markets Government Bond Index (EMGBI). DBS Group Research downgrades Malaysian govt bond to 'neutral' from 'bullish'. KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): DBS Group Research has downgraded Malaysian government debt papers, noting that the valuations of Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) are no longer as cheap and "the risks around performance have risen considerably". In a research note issued yesterday, DBS Research attributed the rating downgrade to Malaysian government bonds’ rising valuation and mounting risk. PETALING JAYA: DBS Research has downgraded Malaysian government bonds to “neutral”, even as the local debt papers rank as the third-best performer among Asian emerging markets year-to-date. Malaysia, currently assigned a ‘2’ and included in the WGBI since 2004, was being considered for a potential downgrade to ‘1’, making it ineligible for inclusion, FTSE said. Foreign investors have “Malaysia — currently assigned a “2” and included to the WGBI (World Government Bond Index) since 2004, is being considered for a potential downgrade to “1” which would render Malaysia ineligible for inclusion in the WGBI. The downgrade may make the Malaysian local government ineligible for the index that helps with exposure to wider global investors. (Source: TheEdge Market news) Double Drops !!! Following the release of the news, Malaysian Ringgit and FBM KLCI tumbles the next day due to heavy foreign selling.

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Standard & Poor's, A-, -, 15 May 2008, outlook downgrade. Moody's Investors Service, A3, -, 11 Jan 2016, outlook downgrade. Fitch Ratings, A-, -, 30 Jun 2015   17 Apr 2019 Malaysia is being considered for a potential downgrade in FTSE's World Government Bond Index, making it ineligible for inclusion. 2 Mei 2019 TTF: DBS Research downgraded Malaysian government bonds (see news The Federal Treasury in Malaysia presents a very low risk to bond 

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26 Sep 2019 Malaysian bonds, which were on review for a downgrade that would have excluded them from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI), were  27 Sep 2019 The upset from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI) came after Malaysian bonds were first put on a review for a downgrade in April. 27 Sep 2019 FTSE Russell said on Thursday that Malaysian bonds, which were on review for a downgrade that would have excluded them Russell opted not to add Chinese bonds into its flagship World Government Bond Index, it said.

Malaysia, currently assigned a ‘2’ and included in the WGBI since 2004, was being considered for a potential downgrade to ‘1’, making it ineligible for inclusion, FTSE said. Foreign investors have

Reuters quoted Morgan Stanley as saying that Malaysia could see outflows of almost US$8 billion (RM33 billion) if its bonds are downgraded by global index provider FTSE Russell. Foreign investors have been reducing their Malaysian government bond holdings since late 2016 and, as of late March 2019, held US$37 billion, Morgan Stanley said.

Reuters quoted Morgan Stanley as saying that Malaysia could see outflows of almost US$8 billion (RM33 billion) if its bonds are downgraded by global index provider FTSE Russell. Foreign investors have been reducing their Malaysian government bond holdings since late 2016 and, as of late March 2019, held US$37 billion, Morgan Stanley said. The downgrade may make the Malaysian local government ineligible for the index that helps with exposure to wider global investors. (Source: TheEdge Market news) PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is on the verge of being removed from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI), with local government bonds facing a potential rating downgrade, raising the risk of capital flight and increasing headwinds on the ringgit. However, bond market pundits told StarBiz Timetable of Malaysia credit ratings by S&P, Moody's, Fitch and DBRS agencies. Symbol means a positive outlook assigned by the rating agency. Symbol means a negative outlook.