Check this out from Bloomberg on the good news side of China bond defaults

  • The implicit government backstop on China corporate bonds is gone
  • With a steady rise in delinquencies, investors are now distinguishing among issuers based on perceived credit quality
  • "We're going much more to a proper market pricing," said Sean Taylor, chief investment officer for the Asia Pacific region at Deutsche Asset Management in Hong Kong. "What we have now is a lot more differentiation and there's more opportunities to make money."

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