FTSE Russell keeps Malaysia, China on its fixed-income watchlist

FTSE Russell kept Malaysia, China on its fixed-income watchlist

NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR: Index provider FTSE Russell said on Thursday it would retain China's onshore government bonds on a watch list for a possible upgrade that could allow Chinese debt entry to its widely tracked government bond index.

Malaysian bonds, which were on review for a downgrade that would have excluded them from the World Government Bond Index (WGBI), were also retained on the watch list.

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