Bloomberg to include yuan-denominated, Chinese government bonds in its benchmark indices


  • Chinese government debt will be phased into the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index beginning in April
  • It is the latest inclusion of Chinese securities in a benchmark index


Bloomberg said that yuan-denominated government bonds and policy bank securities would be added to the US$54 trillion Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index from April and would be phased in over a 20-month period.

Chinese debt will also be eligible for inclusion in the Bloomberg Barclays Global Treasury and Emerging Markets Local Currency Government indices beginning in April.