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Monthly Fixed Income Report: February 2024


Ringgit Bond and Sukuk market stood at RM2.063 trillion in May 2024  

The ringgit bond and sukuk market grew by 0.38% in May compared to the previous month. Total outstanding recorded in May 2024 was RM2.063 trillion which increased by 0.38% compared to RM2.055 trillion in April 2024. This growth mainly contributed from government outstanding at 58.35%, followed by quasi government and corporates at 16.83% and 24.82%, respectively. For the first five months of 2024, the local bond market shows positive momentum by growing RM0.052 trillion compared to last year, where ringgit bond and sukuk market outstanding totalling amount of RM2.011 trillion as at end December 2023.
 Outstanding Amount by Class in April - May 2024

Total issuance for ringgit bond and sukuk in May 2024 declined by 6.00% to RM28.59 billion compared to RM30.42 billion in April 2024. Government ringgit bond and sukuk issuance increased by 1.89% to RM17.27 billion in May 2024 compared to RM16.95 billion in the previous month. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) recorded issuance of RM6.27 billion in May 2024, lowered by 2.79% compared to an issuance of RM6.45 billion in the previous month. 

Corporate issuance declined by 15.96% to RM11.32 billion in May 2024 compared to RM13.47 billion in April 2024. AA2/AA/P1/MARC-1 rated bonds recorded the highest issuance in May with total issuance of RM5.07 billion, an increase of 76.66% compared to RM2.87 billion in the previous month.

Bond Issuance by Ratings

Malaysian Government Securities (MGS) 3-Year closed lower at 3.58% in May compared to 3.61% in April 2024. The 10-year MGS closed at 3.89% in May compared to 3.98% in April, showing reduction of 0.09% or 9bps. Government Investment Issues (GII) 3-Year closed at 3.53% in May and at 3.60% in April 2024 where it’s yield declined by 0.07% or 7bps. 10-year GII also declined to 3.90% in May, down by 0.09% or 9bps compared to 3.99% in April 2024.
3-Year AAA-rated corporate bond and sukuk closed at 3.81% in May compared to 3.83% April 2024 showing slightly decreased by 0.02% or 2bps, while the 10-year AAA-rated bond and sukuk closed at 4.08% in May compared to 4.17% in the previous month which is down by 9bps.

Bond Issuance April vs May 2024

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