Goldman Sachs says South Korea could be included in FTSE World Treasury Index in September

Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Wednesday South Korea could be included in a key global bond index in September if it makes a breakthrough next month in expanding foreign investment in its government bonds.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said on Wednesday that South Korea could be included in a key global bond index in September if it makes a breakthrough next month in expanding foreign investors\’ investment in its government bonds.
Goldman Sachs analysts led by Danny Suwanapruti wrote in a report. Local media reported that the European Bank for Clearing and Clearstream will allow foreign investors to trade South Korean sovereign securities from June. This means South Korea is included in FTSE Russell ( The most important key issues with the World Government Bond Index run by FTSE Russell should be addressed.
Goldman Sachs analysts estimate that if FTSE Russell adds South Korea to its bond index in its next review in September, the move could lead to inflows of up to $60 billion.
South Korea has been increasing its efforts to attract foreign capital since it was included in the watch list by FTSE in September 2022. It has also recently allowed some global investors to participate in the Korean interbank money market.
The South Korean government is also testing the practice of extending the trading hours of the Korean won market. It will officially extend the trading hours of the Korean won market in July.

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