At PIMCO, we think it’s only a matter of time before global fixed income investors own more Chinese assets, particularly given the prospect of benchmark inclusion into several major global indexes and greater accessibility for the onshore Chinese bond market. In the following interview, Kimberley Stafford, Tomoya Masanao, Robert Mead and Stephen Chang discuss why we see Chinese bonds as an increasingly important element in global investment portfolios and how we are assisting our clients globally to access this opportunity.

Q: Why are investors showing increasing interest in China’s onshore bond markets?

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Kimberley Stafford

Global Head of Product Strategy

Tomoya Masanao

Head of PIMCO Japan; Co-head, Asia-Pacific Portfolio Management

Robert Mead

Head of Australia, Co-head of Asia-Pacific Portfolio Management

Stephen Chang

Portfolio Manager, Asia



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