Asian bonds to lure more investors amid rate cut buzz


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Foreign investors are likely to keep flocking into South Korean bonds as cooling inflation combined with growing concerns over the nation’s key tech sector pressure the Bank of Korea to start easing policy as early as this year. Offshore markets have already scooped up a net $13.8 billion of South Korean bonds this year, outstripping inflows into any other Asian country tracked by Bloomberg. The funds purchased the nation’s debt for 35 straight days through March 6 to April 21, marking the longest streak of net buying since July 2021. South Korean trade and CPI print due this week may...