Chinese Junk Bond Yields Top 25% as Property-Market Strains Intensify – The Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—The biggest selloff that China’s international junk-bond market has ever seen has wiped out around a third of bondholders’ wealth in just six months.

The steep and rapid decline shows how regulatory curbs on borrowing, extremely dislocated credit markets, and slowing home sales have combined to pressure more Chinese property developers, which account for most of China’s high-yield issuance.