India’s Yield Premium Over Indonesia Highest in 15 Months: Chart

India’s 10-year sovereign bonds are offering the highest yield over their Indonesian peers since April last year after Bank Indonesia lowered benchmark interest rates four times in 2016. The advantage could spur foreign investors’ interest in India, where 10-year notes pay 7.20 percent, the most among major Asian markets. Overseas funds poured a net $9.4 billion into Indonesian sovereign debt over the past 12 months, compared with just $256.9 million into Indian government and corporate bonds.

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