BarCap launches Asia-Pacific convertible bonds index

BarCap launches Asia-Pacific convertible bonds index

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BarCap extends Asia-Pacific access

In response to demand for exposure to Asia-Pacific convertible bonds, Barclays Capital has launched an index that provides investors with a total return benchmark for multi-currency Asia-Pacific convertible bond portfolios.The Barclays Capital Asia Pacific Convertibles Index follows the launch of a series of convertibles indexes for emerging markets and the US.“One of the main drivers for this was to complete our global coverage of the convertibles market with benchmark indexes,”