Low liquidity, an abundance of unrated issues and a lack of sufficient information are some of the issues facing investors in offshore renminbi bonds. But things are changing, says Randolf Tantzscher of financial information provider Markit.
Exchange-traded funds have faced several obstacles in Asia, but liquidity, transparency and affordability have improved, and investors are taking notice, says financial information services firm Markit.
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