South Korea vs Japan - Country Comparison

Full Country Comparison, between South Korea and Japan.

Please note that comparing the economic indicators of two different countries can be misleading at times. This is because these nations often begin with varying economic conditions and possibly have different central bank reference rates.

These disparities can significantly impact how their economies perform, making direct comparisons less meaningful.

It's important to consider the unique context of each country when assessing economic data.

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Government Bonds Comparison

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Bonds Yield
Residual Maturity South Korea Japan Current Spread
1 month - -0.111% -
3 months - -0.096% -
6 months - -0.070% -
9 months - -0.059% -
1 year 3.455% > 0.031% 342.4 bp
2 years 3.438% > 0.171% 326.7 bp
3 years 3.360% > 0.187% 317.3 bp
4 years 3.426% > 0.292% 313.4 bp
5 years 3.402% > 0.365% 303.7 bp
6 years - 0.378% -
7 years - 0.443% -
8 years - 0.544% -
9 years - 0.633% -
10 years 3.440% > 0.708% 273.2 bp
15 years - 1.143% -
20 years 3.438% > 1.454% 198.4 bp
30 years 3.370% > 1.745% 162.5 bp
40 years - 1.853% -
50 years 3.322% - -

Credit Rating comparison

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South Korea
Japan
Rating Agency Rating Outlook Rating Outlook
Standard & Poor's AA - A+ -
Moody's Investors Service Aa2 - A1 -
Fitch Ratings AA- - A -
DBRS - - A (high) -

Interest Rate comparison

Interest Rates South Korea Japan
Central Bank Rate 1.25% -0.10%

CDS comparison

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Credit Default Swap South Korea Japan
5 Years CDS 32.09 20.50

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